erythrocyte

noun
eryth·​ro·​cyte | \ i-ˈrith-rə-ˌsīt How to pronounce erythrocyte (audio) \

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Other Words from erythrocyte

erythrocytic \ i-​ˌrith-​rə-​ˈsi-​tik How to pronounce erythrocyte (audio) \ adjective

Examples of erythrocyte in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Packaging hemoglobin into red blood cells (erythrocytes) helps to contain the toxicity problems. Quanta Magazine, "Icefish Study Adds Another Color to the Story of Blood," 22 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of erythrocyte

circa 1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Erythrocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/erythrocyte. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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erythrocyte

noun
eryth·​ro·​cyte | \ i-ˈrith-rə-ˌsīt How to pronounce erythrocyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of erythrocyte

Other Words from erythrocyte

erythrocytic \ -​ˌrith-​rə-​ˈsit-​ik How to pronounce erythrocyte (audio) \ adjective

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