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red cell

noun
1.
a red blood cell.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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Examples for red cell
  • First, the red cell membrane protects hemoglobin from degradation and protects tissues from the toxic effects of free hemoglobin.
  • Hemolytic anemias: red cell membranes and metabolic defects.
  • Hemolytic anemias: red cell membrane and metabolic defects.
  • Directly measuring the red cell life span with radioactive tagging techniques shows a shortened life span.
  • Hemolytic anemias: red cell membrane and metabolic disorders.
  • If the red cell count gets too high, the monkeys are bled to reduce the risk of stroke.
red cell in Medicine

red cell n.
See red blood cell.

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