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

First Known Use of reticulocyte

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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

Other Words from reticulocyte

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

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