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 erythrocytic (audio) \ adjective

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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

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 erythrocytic (audio) \ adjective

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