red corpuscle


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red corpuscle

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red corpuscle

n
(Biochemistry) another name for erythrocyte
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Behavioral response to UCSW was correlated with the development of a 10th pair of larval tentacle buds and a red corpuscle mass.
corpuscle: A red corpuscle brings oxygen to a working muscle.
Rees, working with Samuel Lane, a colleague at Guy's Hospital, investigated the microscopic structure and properties of red corpuscles. They found that each red corpuscle was surrounded by a membrane, and they carried out experiments on the osmotic effects of various solutions (86).
Just as with sickle-cell trait, the G-6-PD deficiency may cause no symptoms for years, but when an employee with this deficiency is exposed to industrial chemicals such as benzene, nitrosamines, nitrites, and lead, or even to air pollutants, an abnormal degree of red corpuscle destruction may occur.
Ketamine and Celocurine for intubation; ketamine again for pain; Fentanyl for sedation; Augmentin to prevent infection; tranexamic acid to slow down bleeding; red corpuscles and plasma warmed to human temperature.