Red blood cells

Illustration of red blood cells

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The red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's tissues and remove carbon dioxide and other wastes.

Last Updated: April 24, 2009

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Joseph O'Donnell, MD - Hematology/Oncology

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