erythrocyte

[ih-rith-ruh-sahyt]

Origin of erythrocyte

First recorded in 1890–95; erythro- + -cyte
Related formse·ryth·ro·cyt·ic [ih-rith-ruh-sit-ik] /ɪˌrɪθ rəˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for erythrocytic

erythrocyte

noun
  1. a blood cell of vertebrates that transports oxygen and carbon dioxide, combined with the red pigment haemoglobin, to and from the tissuesAlso called: red blood cell
Derived Formserythrocytic (ɪˌrɪθrəʊˈsɪtɪk), adjective
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erythrocytic in Medicine

erythrocyte

[ĭ-rĭthrə-sīt′]
n.
  1. red blood cell
Related formse•ryth′ro•cytic (-sĭtĭk) adj.
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erythrocytic in Science

erythrocyte

[ĭ-rĭthrə-sīt′]
  1. See red blood cell.
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