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The Transportation of Carbon Dioxide in Blood

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What is the main form in which carbon dioxide is transported in the blood?

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Oxygen is transported by blood from respiratory organs to the tissue cells for oxidation while Carbon dioxide is transported from the tissue cells to the respiratory surfaces for elimination. Carbon dioxide diffuses out of the tissue cells and dissolves in the tissue fluid surrounding the cells and form here diffuses into the blood within the capillaries.

Carbon dioxide is transported into blood in 3 forms:

1. Bulk of Co [about 80%] is carried as ...

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