blood cell

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blood cell

[′bləd ‚sel]
(histology)
An erythrocyte or a leukocyte.
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At the maximum pheromone level, the white blood corpuscles stick firmly.
Normal adult haemoglobin, the red protein in red blood corpuscles, designated Haemoglobin Type A, (nothing to do with Blood Group A), remains "fluid" even in the absence of oxygen.
The health risk is therefore related not only to the nitrate concentration in drinking water and food but also to conditions conducive to their reduction to nitrites and to the protective autoreduction capacity of red blood corpuscles (RBCs) through cytochrome [b.
Kircher's writings included an observation that the blood of patients with the plague contained "worms"; however, what he thought to be organisms were probably pus cells and red blood corpuscles because he could not have observed Bacillus pestis with a 32-power microscope.
The body doesn't resist against any disease as this virus attacks on the white blood corpuscles.
Sanguine's PHER-O2 molecule contains 3-4 times the oxygen carrying capacity of human red blood corpuscles, thus enabling high concentrations of oxygen per unit volume.