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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.

Current as of: April 29, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine

 
 

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