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Red blood cells (RBCs), also called erythrocytes, are the most common type of blood cell and ... Having oxygen-carrying proteins inside specialized cells (as opposed to oxygen carriers being dissolved in body fluid) was an important step in ...

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A cell that carries oxygen to all parts of the body. ... dioxide produced during metabolism is carried back to the lungs by the blood, where it is then exhaled. Blood ...

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In the capillaries, the oxygen is released to be used by the cells of the body. Ninety-seven percent of the oxygen that is carried by the blood from the lungs is ...

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Red blood cells play an important role in your health by carrying fresh oxygen throughout the body. Illustration of blood components. Red blood cells are round  ...

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Find out how oxygen gets into our blood and how it travels inside our body. ... Three types of blood vessels carry blood from your lungs to every cell in your body.

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When we breathe in oxygen, the red blood cells transport it around to every cell in ... Red blood cells are able to carry oxygen so efficiently because of a special ...

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A decrease in the oxygen-carrying ability of hemoglobin is observed with an increase ... Hemoglobin: The protein inside red blood cells (a) that carries oxygen to ...

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Some carbon dioxide is carried in this form to the lungs ... the blood plasma and then into the red blood cells ...

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It has four main components: plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, and ... Red cells contain a special protein called hemoglobin, which helps carry oxygen  ...