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erythro-

1.
a combining form meaning “red,” used in the formation of compound words:
erythrocyte.
Also, especially before a vowel, erythr-.
Origin
< Greek erythrós red, reddish
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British Dictionary definitions for erythr-

erythro-

combining form
1.
red: erythrocyte
Word Origin
from Greek eruthros red
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Word Origin and History for erythr-

erythro-

before vowels, erythr-, word-forming element meaning "red," from Greek erythro-, comb. form of erythros "red" (in Homer, also the color of copper and gold); see red (1).

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erythr- in Medicine

erythro- or erythr-
pref.

  1. Red: erythroid.

  2. Erythrocyte: erythropoiesis.

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