Definition of Erythron

1. a bodily organ consisting of the red blood cells [n -S]



Medical Definition of Erythron

1. The total mass of circulating red blood cells, and that part of the haematopoietic tissue from which they are derived. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erythron

erythrolitmin
erythrolysin
erythrolysis
erythromelalgia
erythromelia
erythromycin
erythromycin C-12 hydroxylase
erythromycin esterase
erythromycin estolate
erythromycin ethylsuccinate
erythromycin glucoheptonate
erythromycin propionate
erythromycin stearate
erythromycins
erythromyelogenous
erythron (current term)
erythroneocytosis
erythronium
erythronormoblastic anaemia
erythrons
erythropenia
erythrophagia
erythrophagocytosis
erythrophil
erythrophilic
erythrophleine
erythrophobia
erythrophore
erythrophore reaction
erythrophyllin

Literary usage of Erythron

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1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"erythron maturation. Graphs of the percentages of pro-erythroblasts + ... As is normal in the erythron the more mature cell stages invariably predominate. ..."

2. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"37 Those, on the other hand, who have iniquitously concealed its real qualities, give it the name of " erythron " or " neuras," and others ..."

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