reticulocyte


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re·tic·u·lo·cyte

 (rĭ-tĭk′yə-lō-sīt′)
n.
An immature red blood cell that (in mammals) lacks a nucleus but contains a network of filaments consisting of residual RNA and organelles. Reticulocytes move from the bone marrow into the bloodstream.


re·tic′u·lo·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

reticulocyte

(rɪˈtɪkjʊləˌsaɪt)
n
(Biochemistry) an immature red blood cell containing a network of granules or filaments
[C20: from reticulum + -cyte]

re•tic•u•lo•cyte

(rɪˈtɪk yə ləˌsaɪt)

n.
an immature red blood cell, containing a network of filaments.
[1920–25; reticul(um) + -o- + -cyte]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reticulocyte - an immature red blood cell containing a network of filaments or granules
erythrocyte, RBC, red blood cell - a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
Translations

re·tic·u·lo·cyte

n. reticulocito, célula roja inmadura, eritrocito en red o gránulos que aparece durante la regeneración de la sangre;
___ countrecuento de ___.

reticulocyte

n reticulocito
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Key secondary endpoints include transfusion avoidance during the 16-week randomized controlled period, as well as week 16 changes from baseline in reticulocyte count, lactate dehydrogenase levels and FACIT-Fatigue scale score.
(10) Lab investigations useful in monitoring response include RBC count, Hb level, RDW, Red cell indices, Reticulocyte count, serum ferritin, TIBC and TS.
Initial laboratory tests showed white blood cell (WBC) count 22.9 x [10.sup.9]/L, red blood cell (RBC) count 2.68 mcL, hemoglobin (Hgb) 7.7 g/dL (normal: 120-160 gm /L, platelet count 545000 (normal: 150-400X10 [conjunction] 9 /L), reticulocyte percentage 18.63 (normal: 0.5-2.5%), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) 567 U/L (normal: 125-243U/L), and total bilirubin 44.1 (normal: 3.4-20.5 umol/L.
The ADVIA 2120I System differentiates microcytic anemias with advanced RBC and reticulocyte technology.
To investigate the increased MCV a reticulocyte count was performed, which was raised at 140x109/L (reference interval: 20-100x109/L).
Following the US FDA approval, the laboratories can report the complete blood count (CBC), white blood cell differential and reticulocyte results as well as prepare, stain and analyze blood smears for abnormal results through a single, integrated process.
Laboratory investigations included complete blood count, reticulocyte count, aspartate transaminase (AST), alanine transaminase (ALT), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), and total and indirect serum bilirubin.
The bone marrow suppressive activity of these aromatic compounds was assessed indirectly through the reticulocyte count and reticulocyte index, which measures the red cell output from the bone marrow [10].
High reticulocyte count and nucleated RBCs also noted 22%, 40 per 100 WBCs respectively.