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Observations on the sizes and shapes of the red corpuscles of the blood of vertebrates, with drawings of them to a uniform scale and extended and revised tables of measurement.
In his laboratory separated red corpuscles from the basic blood serum of each sample.
In biology, colloids manifest in the form of biopolymers (nucleic acids, proteins and polysaccharides), cell membranes and other cell components: A simplified view of blood treats it as a colloidal dispersion of red corpuscles in a liquid.
On the other hand, viewers may be forgiven if they wonder occasionally why three full hours needed to be expended on a guy who is frequently referred to as ``a cold fish,'' on a man whose extramarital affair isn't even used as cannon fodder against him in a presidential campaign because it was figured that no one would believe him capable of such, on someone who said of himself, ``I am a vague, conjectural personality (lacking) human traits and red corpuscles.