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Red Blood Cells/Los Glóbulos Rojos

Red Blood Cells/Los Glóbulos Rojos


This lesson will examine the structure and function of red blood cells as well as examine how new red blood cells are made.

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En esta lección vamos a hablar de la estructura y función de los glóbulos rojos, y cómo se producen.

Terms to Know
Cell Count

The number of red blood cells in a microliter of blood.


Another word for red blood cells.


A hormone secreted by the kidneys when oxygen levels in blood are too low to stimulate bone marrow to produce more red blood cells.

Red Blood Cells

Cells found in the blood that carry oxygen and carbon dioxide.