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Meaning of ERYTHROCYTE

Pronunciation:  i'rithru`sIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
 

ERYTHROCYTE is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: RBC, red blood cell
 
 See Also: acanthocyte, blood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscle, haemoglobin, Hb, hemoglobin, macrocyte, megaloblast, megalocyte, microcyte, reticulocyte, sickle cell, siderocyte, spherocyte, target cell

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A red blood cell; erythrocytes carry oxygen in the blood via hemoglobin. RBCs are disk-shaped and indented on both sides and are about 7 micrometers in diameter. A red blood cell lives about 120 days.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: a red blood cell; found in blood, lacks a nucleus, and contains the red pigment hemoglobin.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antibody, antigen, arterial blood, blood, blood bank, blood cell, blood count, blood donor, blood donor center, blood group, blood grouping, blood picture, blood platelet, blood pressure, blood serum, blood substitute, bloodmobile, bloodstream, circulation, clinical dextran, dextran, globulin, gore, grume, hematics, hematologist, hematology, hematoscope, hematoscopy, hemocyte, hemoglobin, hemometer, humor, ichor, isoantibody, leukocyte, lifeblood, neutrophil, opsonin, phagocyte, plasma, plasma substitute, red corpuscle, Rh factor, Rhesus factor, Rh-negative, Rh-positive, Rh-type, serum, type O, venous blood, white corpuscle
 

 

 

 

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