Blood cell facts for kids
- Red blood cell-carries oxygen
- White blood cell-kills bacteria and cleans up debris
- Platelet-helps heal wounds. Platelets are really thrombocytes. These are small fragments (pieces) of a cell called a megakaryocyte. The platelets take part in blood clots when injury occurs.
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In Spanish: Células sanguíneas para niños
Blood cell Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.