microcyte


mi·cro·cyte

noun \ˈmī-krə-ˌsīt\

Definition of MICROCYTE

:  a small red blood cell present especially in some anemias
mi·cro·cyt·ic \ˌmī-krə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

Origin of MICROCYTE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1876

mi·cro·cyte

noun \ˈmī-krə-ˌsīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MICROCYTE

: an abnormally small red blood cell present especially in some anemias

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