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Answered 2011-10-28 18:31:21

Red blood cells carry oxygenated blood to the body and expels CO2 through the alveoli in the lungs. White blood cells help fight viruses and pathogens; platelets help blood to clot in order to stop blood from gushing out of a cut or injury.

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Red blood cells coagulate wounds; white blood cells defend against bacteria.

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