reticulocyte

noun re·tic·u·lo·cyte \ ri-ˈti-kyə-lō-ˌsīt \

Definition of reticulocyte

: an immature red blood cell that appears especially during regeneration of lost blood, lacks a nucleus, and has a fine basophilic reticulum formed of ribosomal remains

Origin and Etymology of reticulocyte

New Latin reticulum + International Scientific Vocabulary -cyte


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reticulocyte

noun re·tic·u·lo·cyte \ ri-ˈtik-yə-lō-ˌsīt \

medical Definition of reticulocyte

: an immature red blood cell that appears especially during regeneration of lost blood and that has a fine basophilic reticulum formed of the remains of ribosomes

reticulocytic

play \ri-ˌtik-yə-lō-ˈsit-ik\ adjective

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