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Fetal Red Blood Cells (RBCs)

Fetal red blood cells (rbc) can also be identified by the presence of a nucleus that is absent in the adult red blood cell. Fetal red blood cells also contain a fetal haemoglobin which has different oxygen/carbon dioxide binding characteristics to adult red blood cell haemoglobin.


Links: image fetal blood | image fetal and maternal blood Blood Development | Placenta - Histology


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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2024, February 24) Embryology Fetalblood.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Fetalblood.jpg

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