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See also: érythrocyte

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek through New Latin erythro- (red) +‎ -cyte (cell)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈɹɪθɹəˌsaɪt/

NounEdit

erythrocyte (plural erythrocytes)

  1. (hematology, cytology) An anucleate cell in the blood involved with the transport of oxygen. Also called a red blood cell because of the red coloring of hemoglobin.

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