microcyte

noun
mi·​cro·​cyte | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌsīt How to pronounce microcyte (audio) \

Definition of microcyte

: a small red blood cell present especially in some anemias

Other Words from microcyte

microcytic \ ˌmī-​krə-​ˈsi-​tik How to pronounce microcytic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of microcyte

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Microcyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microcyte. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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microcyte

noun
mi·​cro·​cyte | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌsīt How to pronounce microcyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of microcyte

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

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