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What is the difference between red blood cells and white blood cells?

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Red blood cells are concave in shape and carry oxygen around the body to respiring cells. White blood cells are involved in the body's natural defence to fight off and defend against pathogens.

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Red blood cells are involved in carrying oxygen around the body to enable respiration of cells. White blood cells are part of the immune system and involved in defence against non-self material for example, pathogens, transplanted organs and cancer cells.

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