erythrocytic

erythrocyte

[ih-rith-ruh-sahyt]
noun Physiology.

Origin:
1890–95; erythro- + -cyte

erythrocytic [ih-rith-ruh-sit-ik] , adjective
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erythrocyte (ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌsaɪt)
 
n
Also called: red blood cell a blood cell of vertebrates that transports oxygen and carbon dioxide, combined with the red pigment haemoglobin, to and from the tissues
 
erythrocytic
 
adj

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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   (ĭ-rĭth'rə-sīt')  Pronunciation Key 
See red blood cell.
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