Red Blood Cells Photo

Red blood cells photo

Scanning electron micrograph. Red blood cells clearly showing their biconcave disc shape.

Red blood cells are the most common type of blood cell and the vertebrate body’s principal means of delivering oxygen from the lungs or gills to body tissues via the blood.

Human red blood cells

Red blood cells are also known as RBCs, haematids or erythrocytes (from Greek erythros for “red” and kytos for “hollow”, with cyte nowadays translated as “cell”).

A schistocyte is a red blood cell undergoing cell fragmentation, or a fragmented part of a red blood cell.

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63 thoughts on “Red Blood Cells Photo”

  1. OMG JEEZ that pic is soooooo totally fab! I made it as my desktop pic. Thanks!(:

    Love Hannah

  2. Every time i see a red blood cell it makes me think of Sickle Cell Disease, this is a uniquie picture. Very ‘out there’.

  3. It is not the real scan electron microscopic picture of RBC.
    Please Tell me the real story

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