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noun ru·bri·cyte \ˈrü-bri-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of rubricyte

  1. :  an immature red blood cell that has a nucleus, is about half the size of developing red blood cells in preceding stages, and has cytoplasm that stains erratically blue, purplish, and gray due to the presence of hemoglobin :  a polychromatic normoblast

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