[ mahy-kruh-sahyt ]
/ ˈmaɪ krəˌsaɪt /
Pathology. an abnormally small red blood cell.
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OTHER WORDS FROM microcytemi·cro·cyt·ic [mahy-kruh-sit-ik] /ˌmaɪ krəˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby microcyte
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The so-called "microcytes" constitute an exception to this statement.Histology of the Blood|Paul Ehrlich
British Dictionary definitions for microcytes
/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsaɪt) /
an unusually small red blood cell
Derived forms of microcytemicrocytic (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for microcytes
[ mī′krə-sīt′ ]
An abnormally small red blood cell that is less than five micrometers in diameter and may occur in certain forms of anemia.microerythrocyte
Other words from microcytemi′cro•cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
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