[ sfîr′ə-sīt′, sfĕr′- ]
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A small spherical red blood cell, characteristic of hereditary spherocytosis and of certain hemolytic anemias.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Other words from spherocytespher′o•cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
Words nearby spherocyte
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