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rubricyte

noun ru·bri·cyte \ ˈrü-bri-ˌsīt \

medical Definition of rubricyte

: 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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