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glossary:blood_cells [2008/05/01 05:51]
Pat O'Connor
glossary:blood_cells [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +(1) Cells in the [[blood]] of vertebrates that transports oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from the [[tissue]]s. In mammals, the red blood cell is disk-shaped and biconcave, contains hemoglobin, and lacks a nucleus. Also called erythrocyte,​ red cell; Also called red corpuscle.
  
 +(2) Any of the cells contained in [[blood]]; an [[erythrocytes]] or [[leukocyte]];​ a blood corpuscle.
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 +See also:  ​
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 +[[Red Blood Cells]]
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 +[[White Blood Cells]]
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