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erythrocyte

[ih-rith-ruh-sahyt] /ɪˈrɪθ rəˌsaɪt/
noun, Physiology
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; erythro- + -cyte
Related forms
erythrocytic
[ih-rith-ruh-sit-ik] /ɪˌrɪθ rəˈsɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for erythrocyte

erythrocyte

/ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
a blood cell of vertebrates that transports oxygen and carbon dioxide, combined with the red pigment haemoglobin, to and from the tissues Also called red blood cell
Derived Forms
erythrocytic (ɪˌrɪθrəʊˈsɪtɪk) adjective
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erythrocyte in Medicine

erythrocyte e·ryth·ro·cyte (ĭ-rĭth'rə-sīt')
n.
See red blood cell.


e·ryth'ro·cyt'ic (-sĭt'ĭk) adj.
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erythrocyte in Science
erythrocyte
  (ĭ-rĭth'rə-sīt')   
See red blood cell.
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