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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venous_blood

Venous blood is deoxygenated blood which travels from the peripheral vessels, through the ... The difference in the oxygen content of arterial blood and venous blood is known as the arteriovenous oxygen difference. ... Human blood is red in color, ranging from bright red when oxygenated to a very dark, almost blackish- red ...

scienceblogs.com/scientificactivist/2008/04/17/why-are-veins-blue

Apr 17, 2008 ... The bright red color of arterial blood stems from a complex that's formed ... is largely depleted of oxygen, it is never blue: it's more of a deep maroon color. ... light of all wavelengths will be reflected before it can interact with the blood. ... In fact, about two-thirds of your blood volume is held in your veins at any ...

scienceblogs.com/gregladen/2010/09/01/is-blood-ever-blue-science-tea-2

Sep 1, 2010 ... Melissa says: When blood gets oxygen it turns red but in your veins it is ... This color is 24% red, 2% green, 2% blue, but at a saturation of 92 ...

scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=2927

Your blood gets its red color from oxygen. ... We look at the veins which are red, but the light that hits our skin that goes back into our eyes for our brain to ...

scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=3964

The myth is that... that blood is red when it is filled with oxygen and blue when it ... the body and then delivers this oxygen where it is needed before making the round trip ... The oxygen dissolves in your blood, binding to the red blood cells.

mentalfloss.com/article/24249/if-blood-red-why-do-veins-look-blue

If you wonder why you've never seen blue blood before, someone might tell you ... protein in our red blood cells -- binds to the oxygen the blood just picked up. ... look down at the veins in your arm, light of different wavelengths is hitting the skin , ... someone is by asking them what lego colors they remember from their youth).

wonderopolis.org/wonder/if-blood-is-red-why-are-veins-blue

When blood leaves your heart, it moves through tubes called blood vessels. ... oxygen enters the lungs and restores the blood before it is pumped back out to the body's ... Since arteries carry oxygen-rich blood away from the heart and veins carry ... The colors we see are the result of which wavelengths of light are reflected ...

www.thoughtco.com/is-deoxygenated-human-blood-blue-603874

Feb 10, 2017 ... While your blood never actually turns blue, your skin can take on a bluish ... Methaemoglobin can't transport oxygen and its darker color may ...

www.reference.com/science/color-blood-before-hits-oxygen-4831f6cea793a637

According to UCSB ScienceLine, human blood is always red even before being oxygenated. It is a myth that blood is blue while it is in the veins. In reality, it is ...

www.livescience.com/32212-if-blood-is-red-why-are-veins-blue.html

Oct 16, 2012 ... The heart pumps blood to your lungs to pick up oxygen. The oxygen-rich blood is then pumped out to your body through your arteries. It's bright ...