State briefly, the difference between white blood cells and the red blood cells.
Difference between white blood cells and the red blood cells:
|1. They do not have nucleus at maturity.||1. They have a large characteristic nucleus.|
|2. They possess haemoglobin and are red.||2. They are colourless as they have no pigment.|
|3. They help in transport of respiratory gases.||3. They help in defence mechanism.|
|4. Life span is 120 days.||4. WBC have a short life span of 5 to 20 days.|
|5. They are about 5 million/mm3 of blood.||5. They are about 7000/ mm3 of blood.|
|6. In the embryonic stage the RBC are formed in the liver and spleen. But after birth, they are formed in the red bone marrow.||6. WBC are formed in the red bone marrow.|
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Solution State Briefly, the Difference Between White Blood Cells and the Red Blood Cells. Concept: Circulatory System - Blood Vessels - Aorta, Pulmonary Trunk, Coronary Artery and Vein, Vena Cava..