erythrocytes

(redirected from red blood cells RBC)
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erythrocytes

Red blood cells, which transport oxygen and carbon dioxide in hemoglobin.
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Although blood transfusion is generally safe, alloimmunization (when an antibody is formed in response to an antigen that is not present on a person's own red blood cells RBCs ) remains a dreaded complication, particularly in patients with sickle cell diseases.