Share
Notifications

View all notifications

State Briefly, the Difference Between White Blood Cells and the Red Blood Cells. - Biology

Login
Create free account


      Forgot password?
ConceptCirculatory System - Blood Vessels - Aorta, Pulmonary Trunk, Coronary Artery and Vein, Vena Cava.

Question

State briefly, the difference between white blood cells and the red blood cells.

Solution

Difference between white blood cells and the red blood cells:

RBC WBC
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.
  Is there an error in this question or solution?
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..
S
View in app×