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Why is oxygen important for the blood and cells?

Why is oxygen important for the blood and cells?

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A. Oxygen helps the blood to clot.
B. Oxygen brings food to the cells.
C. Oxygen is necessary for cell growth and energy.
D. Oxygen is not important -- carbon dioxide is the mostimportant substance for the body.
E. Oxygen enters a person's bloodstream through the lungs.The blood carries oxygen to the cells of the body. In the cells, oxygen combines with chemicals obtained from food to produce energy needed for each cell to perform its function in the body.

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Apr 18, 2017

Oxygen is necessary for cell growth and energy.
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M. Krasinski

M. Krasinski, Content Writer, Columbus

Answered Aug 27, 2018

It is not a surprise that humans need oxygen in order to survive. What are the benefits that oxy...Read More
 

a.Nancy

A.Nancy

Answered Mar 07, 2018

Oxygen is of extreme importance for the human blood and cells, because oxygen is necessary for the cell growth and energy. Hence, option C would be the correct answer. The number of alveoli in an...Read More
 

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