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glossary:red_blood_cells [2008/05/06 07:17]
Pat O'Connor
glossary:red_blood_cells [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +====== Red Blood Cells ======
  
 +n. (Abbr. RBC)
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 +A [[cell]] 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.
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 +See also:
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 +* [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=1080|Blood Glossary]] ​
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