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An abnormally small red blood cell, characteristic of certain forms of anemia and often associated with iron deficiency.
mi′cro·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Biology) an unusually small red blood cell
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|Noun||1.||microcyte - an abnormally small red blood cell (less than 5 microns in diameter)|
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