How do bones produce blood cells?

Answer In adults, the red marrow of the spinal column and long bones, like the thigh bone (femur) and upper arm (humerus), produce new red blood cells (RBCs), certain types of white blood cells, and plate... Read More »

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How Do Bones Make Blood Cells?

In our bodies, blood is the vital fluid for life. It has many functions, including transportation of oxygen, essential nutrients and waste; maintenance and regulation of temperature, hormones and e... Read More »

Why Have you got Red blood cells and Puss cells have you caught somthing?

Does blood type matter when donating white blood cells?

On One Hand: Standard GuidelinesDonated white blood cell products may contain small amounts of red blood cells. According to FDA guidelines, if a blood product contains more than 2 mL (milliliters)... Read More »

What is another name for blood cells?

Erythrocytes, also referred to as red blood cells, transport oxygen throughout the body via the bloodstream. Young red blood cells, called reticulocytes, comprise only 1 or 2 percent of the bloodst... Read More »