Medical Dictionary

rubricyte

play
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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up rubricyte? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!