red corpuscle

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noun
  1. a red blood cell.

Origin of red corpuscle

1
First recorded in 1840–50

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How to use red corpuscle in a sentence

  • This is an expression which indicates the amount of hemoglobin in each red corpuscle compared with the normal amount.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • A single platelet lying upon a red corpuscle may easily be mistaken for a malarial parasite (Plate VI).

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • It makes its way into a red corpuscle, where it appears as a small, pale "hyaline" body.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • A plaque upon a red corpuscle is surrounded by a colorless zone rather than by a distinct blue body.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd

British Dictionary definitions for red corpuscle

red corpuscle

noun
  1. another name for erythrocyte

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