erythro-


a combining form meaning “red,” used in the formation of compound words: erythrocyte.
Also especially before a vowel, erythr-.

Origin of erythro-

From the Greek word erythrós red, reddish
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British Dictionary definitions for erythro-

erythro-

erythr-

combining form

rederythrocyte

Word Origin for erythro-

from Greek eruthros red
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Medicine definitions for erythro-

erythro-

pref.

Red:erythroid.
Erythrocyte:erythropoiesis.

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