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Kuno's image of the blood corpuscles also reinforces the idea that the Machine people experience the world only through the Machine: that they lack "direct experience.
The point of the sting turns red because tiny blood vessels expand, through which swarms of white blood corpuscles flow.
Once encased in Neopor," says Storopack, "red blood corpuscles can be maintained at 2[degrees] C to 8[degrees] C for over 24 hours at an ambient temperature of 25[degrees] C.
to revise its product information description to include side effects such as the risk of developing serious skin problems and pancytopenia, or a decrease in red and white blood corpuscles as well as plasma, the officials said.
He used saffron as a means to render tissues such as muscle more easily visible, and he also described blood corpuscles and capillaries.
13] He named urea, bilin, and carbonic acid among the substances formed by the vital energy of the blood corpuscles nourished by oxygen, albumin, and fat, but he thought that the most important product of the blood was animal heat, released during the combination of oxygen with the carbon of globulin (104).
While the former is a draining illness and usually non life-threatening, malignant malaria causes an agonising death if the infected blood corpuscles reach the brain.
Normal adult haemoglobin, the red protein in red blood corpuscles, designated Haemoglobin Type A, (nothing to do with Blood Group A), remains "fluid" even in the absence of oxygen.
The health risk is therefore related not only to the nitrate concentration in drinking water and food but also to conditions conducive to their reduction to nitrites and to the protective autoreduction capacity of red blood corpuscles (RBCs) through cytochrome [b.
The ratio of lymphocytes in white blood corpuscles, which averages 40% among ordinary people, also dropped below 10%, and the figure for Ouchi and Shinohara is as low as 2%.
Kircher's writings included an observation that the blood of patients with the plague contained "worms"; however, what he thought to be organisms were probably pus cells and red blood corpuscles because he could not have observed Bacillus pestis with a 32-power microscope.
The body doesn't resist against any disease as this virus attacks on the white blood corpuscles.
Present in the bloodstream in the billions, red blood corpuscles carry the chemical that absorbs oxygen from the air in the lungs, though this was not known till much later.
Sanguine's PHER-O2 molecule contains 3-4 times the oxygen carrying capacity of human red blood corpuscles, thus enabling high concentrations of oxygen per unit volume.