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reticulocyte

[ri-tik-yuh-luh-sahyt] /rɪˈtɪk yə ləˌsaɪt/
noun, Anatomy
1.
a very young red blood cell, sampled as a measure of red blood cell formation; reticulated erythrocyte.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; reticul(um) + -o- + cyte
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British Dictionary definitions for reticulocyte

reticulocyte

/rɪˈtɪkjʊləˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
an immature red blood cell containing a network of granules or filaments
Word Origin
C20: from reticulum + -cyte
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reticulocyte in Medicine

reticulocyte re·tic·u·lo·cyte (rĭ-tĭk'yə-lō-sīt')
n.
An immature red blood cell containing a network of basophilic filaments and occurring during the blood regeneration.

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