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Related to erythrocyte indices: Mean corpuscular hemoglobin, Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, MCHC

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 conjunction with erythrocyte indices, however, Hb[A.
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