Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads


Shape of RBC?

Vascular sinuses of red bone marrow

Where do they come from?

hematocytoblast, erythroblast

Nucleated (?) differentiate into (?)


Erythroblast contain (?)


erythroblast ejects nucleus to become (?)

erythrocyte (aka RBC)

reticulocyte matures into (?)

erythropoietin, liver, kidney

Low PO2 (partial pressure of oxygen) causes (?) to release from (?) and (?)

RBC's, oxygen

the release of erythropoietin stimulates production of (?) for more (?) to cells


highest partial pressure in body is in (?)

deep tissue

lowest partial pressure in body is (?)

tissue is using up all of the oxygen

why low partial pressure in deep tissue?

low, co2

high partial pressure of oxygen translates to (?) partial pressure of (?)

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording