erythrocyte


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e·ryth·ro·cyte

 (ĭ-rĭth′rə-sīt′)
e·ryth′ro·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

erythrocyte

(ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Biochemistry) 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
erythrocytic adj

red′ blood′ cell`


n.
any of the cells of the blood that in mammals are enucleate disks concave on both sides, contain hemoglobin, and carry oxygen to the cells and tissues and carbon dioxide back to the respiratory organs. Also called erythrocyte, red′ blood′ cor`puscle. Abbr.: RBC
[1905–10]

e·ryth·ro·cyte

(ĭ-rĭth′rə-sīt′)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erythrocyte - a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissueserythrocyte - a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
blood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscle - either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
macrocyte, megalocyte - abnormally large red blood cell (associated with pernicious anemia)
megaloblast - abnormally large red blood cell present in pernicious anemia and folic acid deficiency
acanthocyte - an abnormal red blood cell that has thorny projections of protoplasm
microcyte - an abnormally small red blood cell (less than 5 microns in diameter)
reticulocyte - an immature red blood cell containing a network of filaments or granules
sickle cell - an abnormal red blood cell that has a crescent shape and an abnormal form of hemoglobin
siderocyte - an abnormal red blood cell containing granules of iron not bound in hemoglobin
spherocyte - an abnormal spherical red blood cell
target cell - an abnormal red blood cell with the appearance of a dark ring surrounding a dark center; associated with anemia
haemoglobin, Hb, hemoglobin - a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues; "fish have simpler hemoglobin than mammals"
Translations
erytrosyyttipunasolu
eritrositsel darah merah
せっけっきゅう赤血球
eritrócito
erytrocytröd blodkropp

erythrocyte

[ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌsaɪt] Neritrocito m

erythrocyte

[ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌsaɪt] neritrocita m

e·ryth·ro·cyte

n. eritrocito, célula roja producida en la médula ósea que actúa como transportadora de oxígeno a los tejidos;
___ sedimentation rateíndice de sedimentación de ___ -s.

erythrocyte

n eritrocito
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In addition, lower erythrocyte levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids have been associated with an increased risk of IFN-induced depression.
There was no erythrocyte deformity which would suggest membrane disease.
Deformability, an important hemorheological parameter enabling the exchange of metabolic products with tissue environment, is determined by the composition of erythrocyte membrane and hemoglobin contents [20].
As indicated in the figure legends, statistical analysis was made using ANOVA with Tukey's test as post-test and t test as appropriate, n denotes the number of different erythrocyte specimens studied.
Automated analyzers are used to count cells, measure hemoglobin levels, and calculate parameters such as the hematocrit and erythrocyte indices.
For As, we also assessed whether the correlations between hair and erythrocyte concentrations varied depending on the source of As by stratifying on water As <10 [micro]g/L (exposure mainly from food) or >50 [micro]g/L [exposure mainly from water (Kippler et al.
Hematological profile, plasma oxidant/antioxidant status, and erythrocyte morphology were assessed.
Blood samples collected prior to and after the treatment period were analyzed for erythrocyte sedimentation rate and high-sensitivity tumor necrosis factor-alpha.
An aliquot of the erythrocyte suspension of each sample was taken for analysis of ROS production during phagocytosis and detected by chemiluminescence in the presence of L-012.
Result of the present study suggests use of the micronucleus test in fish erythrocyte as a sensitive indicator for evaluation and assessment of the carcinogenic and mutagenic compounds in marine environment.
However, the efficient antioxidant machinery involving antioxidative enzymes such as superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT) and glutathione-S-transferase (GST) as well as other non-enzymatic antioxidant molecules such as glutathione, vitamin C and vitamin E scavenge reactive oxygen species act in concert to maintain the integrity of erythrocyte.