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The Cardiovascular System : Red Blood Cells (13:04)

The Cardiovascular System : Red Blood Cells (13:04)

Red Blood Cells also known as red blood cells (RBCs) or erythrocytes are around 7.5μm in diameter. The average number (red blood cell count) is typically: *5,200,000 per cubic millimeter ± 300,000 men *4,700,000 per cubic millimeter ± 300,000 women

Red blood cells are made of hemoglobin. When the hemoglobin combines with oxygen it is called oxyhemoglobin, when oxygen has been released it is known as deoxyhemoglobin. The RBC initially...

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