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Red Blood Cells

Picture of red blood cells

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

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Brian Leber, MDCM, FRCPC - Hematology
Last Revised November 27, 2012

Last Revised: November 27, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Brian Leber, MDCM, FRCPC - Hematology

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