Ten things you didn't know about blood

K S, Srikanth (2015) Ten things you didn't know about blood. I Wonder (1). p. 113.

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An average woman has about 4.5 litres of blood in her body, while an average man has about 5.6 litres. Interestingly, people who live at high altitudes (in the mountains) can have up to 2 litres of extra blood compared to those who live at lower altitudes. This is because the air at high altitudes has less oxygen, so people living there need extra blood to deliver the required amount of oxygen to their lungs

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Blood,
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Life sciences; biology
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > i Wonder
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2018 14:10
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2018 11:14
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1247
Publisher URL: https://azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/SitePages/reso...

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