Describe the composition, physical characteristics, and functions of whole blood. Explain why it is classified as a connective tissue

Describe the composition, physical characteristics, and functions of whole blood. Explain why it is classified as a connective tissue.
Explain the similarities and differences among serum, lymph, and plasma. Each student should take one characteristic of the fluid, extracellular component of this connective tissue and explain how it relates to the other liquids.