red cell

noun
a red blood cell.

Origin:
1880–85

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red cell n.
See red blood cell.

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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.
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