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If blood has iron content, why does it not get attracted by a magnet?

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posted Jan 30, 2017 by Eshani

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Iron in the blood is not in its metallic state, but is contained in hemoglobin, which is diamagnetic.

answer Jan 31, 2017 by Vrije Mani Upadhyay
I am weak in science please explain in simpler way.
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The iron content is not that high as to be attracted by the magnet. Also, the iron is not in free state but in the form of haemoglobin.

answer Mar 3, 2017 by Hari Sundar