Flashcards in Blood Deck (6)
State two ways, other than colour, in which red blood cells differ from white blood cells.
red blood cells have a nucleus and a shape like biconcave discs.
Name a group of white blood cells, other than lymphocytes.
Name the blood vessel that returns blood to the heart from the lungs.
Name the main gas transported in the pulmonary vein.
this diffuses from the alveoli in the lungs and joins with the haemoglobin and is then transported.
State a precise location in the human body at which red blood cells are made.
Red bone marrow/ rips