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siderocyte

[ sid-er-uh-sahyt ]
/ ˈsɪd ər əˌsaɪt /
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noun Anatomy.

an erythrocyte that contains iron in forms other than hematin.

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Medical definitions for siderocyte

siderocyte
[ sĭdər-ə-sīt′ ]

n.

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