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|+||====== Red Blood Cells ======|
|+||n. (Abbr. RBC)|
|+||A [[cell]] in the [[blood]] of vertebrates that transports oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from the [[tissue]]s. In mammals, the red blood cell is disk-shaped and biconcave, contains hemoglobin, and lacks a nucleus. Also called erythrocyte, red cell; Also called red corpuscle.|
|+||* [[http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=1080|Blood Glossary]] |