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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.

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Name a group of white blood cells, other than lymphocytes.

monocytes

2

Name the blood vessel that returns blood to the heart from the lungs.

pulmonary vein

3

Name the main gas transported in the pulmonary vein.

Oxygen
this diffuses from the alveoli in the lungs and joins with the haemoglobin and is then transported.

4

State a precise location in the human body at which red blood cells are made.

Red bone marrow/ rips

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State two ways in which red blood cells differ from typical body cell e.g from cheek lining.

They have no nucleus
Shape like biconcave discs