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Blood cells

Cellular elements of blood include:

  • Red blood cells (erythrocytes)
  • Platelets
  • Various types of white blood cells (monocytes, neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils)

Blood cells


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Review Date: 7/2/2011

Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.

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