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Blood Cells – Hematology | Medical Education Videos


Which cell lives for the longest time in the blood circulation? You will be able to easily answer this question after watching our video about blood cells.

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Your lecturer is Prof. Paul Moss. He is Professor of Hematology and Head of the School of Cancer Sciences at the University of Birmingham. He studied Medical Science at the University of Cambridge. Later on he was a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists. His research is primarily focused on cancer cell biology, clinical trials and tumour immunology.

The medical education video you are watching is part of the lecture “Introduction to Blood and its Formation” of the online medical course “Hematology: Basics”. It provides you with an excellent overview of three different types of blood cells.

The following topics about blood cells are covered:

• Red cells
• Carry oxygen around the body
• 1,000 times more common than white cells
• White cells
• Function: fight infection
• Two types: Lymphocytes and Neutrophils
• Platelets
• Fragments of cells that form blood clots

Now it’s your turn! Watch the video and find out the correct answer for the following question:

Which cell lives longest in the blood circulation?

A. Neutrophil
B. Red cell
C. Platelet

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Correct answer: B