Red Blood cells journey through the body
Updated: 2/15/2020
Red Blood cells journey through the body
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  • hello I am the red blood cell, I am going to show you my daily routine.
  • I start the process of pulmonary circulation. I am carried by the vena cava to the right atrium where pressure builds and I am shoved out into the right ventricle
  • I then take a trip through the pulmonary artery and into the lungs where I leave the carbon dioxide in the alveoli and exchange it with oxygen.
  • Fully oxygenated, I swim with the rest of my friends through the pulmonary viens and enter the left atrium of the heart. when the pressure becomes increases, I am forced to move into the left ventricle.Then, this chamber contracts and I get sent to the aorta .
  • Then I leave the heart and travel to the capillaries while giving away the oxygen I collected and pick up carbon dioxide.
  • I am now deoxygenated and I travel along in the veins with the plasma, white blood cells, and platelets. Once I return to the heart, I start the pulmonary circulation all over again.
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