By: Emma Walker
Blood accounts for about 8% of total body weight and is made up of three types of specialised cells, one of which is the red blood cells also known as...
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By: Yunfei Han
Erythrocyte and usErythrocytes are also known as red blood cells (RBCs). They are cells normally found in animals and are highly specialised in transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Due...
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By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Red blood cells, known also as RBCs, have several important roles to play in our bodies. The primary function of red blood cells is to carry oxygen from the lungs...
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By: Tarek Musslimani
The blood of humanbeings constitute of two components: Blood plasma and cellular component. The blood plasma is a liquid component composed primarily of water ( 90%) and it includes also...
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By: Oliver Gray
Red blood cells (erythrocytes - from Greek erythros for ‘red’ and kytos for ‘hollow’, with cyte translated as ‘cell’ in modern terms) are made in the bone...
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