- Pathology. an abnormally small red blood cell.
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The so-called "microcytes" constitute an exception to this statement.Histology of the Blood
- an unusually small red blood cell
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- An abnormally small red blood cell that is less than five micrometers in diameter and may occur in certain forms of anemia.microerythrocyte
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