noun Anatomy.

an erythrocyte that contains iron in forms other than hematin.

Origin of siderocyte Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

siderocyte in Medicine




A red blood cell containing granules of iron that are not part of the cell's hemoglobin.
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