Definition of Erythrocytes

1. Noun. (plural of erythrocyte) ¹

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Definition of Erythrocytes

1. erythrocyte [n] - See also: erythrocyte

Medical Definition of Erythrocytes

1. Cells that carry oxygen to all parts of the body. Also called red blood cells (RBCs). (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Erythrocytes

erythrocyte adherence phenomenon
erythrocyte aggregation
erythrocyte aging
erythrocyte count
erythrocyte deformability
erythrocyte ghost
erythrocyte inclusions
erythrocyte indices
erythrocyte maturation factor
erythrocyte membrane
erythrocyte membrane protein band 4.1
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
erythrocyte transfusion
erythrocyte volume
erythrocytes (current term)
erythrocytic series

Literary usage of Erythrocytes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"The erythrocytes or red corpuscles are thin, APPEARANCE flattened, ... The erythrocytes possess a peculiar tendency of collecting and adhering together in ..."

2. A Text-book of Human Physiology: Including Histology and Microscopical by Leonard Landois, Albert Philson Brubaker (1905)
"The erythrocytes are said to be somewhat heavier in women and to contain ... The red blood-corpuscles or erythrocytes (Fig. i) were discovered in man by ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Plasmodium falciparum in Owl Monkeys: Drug Resistance and Chloroquine Binding Capacity Abstract erythrocytes infected with chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium ..."

4. Recent Advances in Physiology and Bio-chemistry by Leonard Hill, Benjamin Moore (1908)
"Snake venom is a complex fluid containing not one, but several cytolytic bodies (ie bodies capable of dissolving cells) ; one of these acts on erythrocytes, ..."

5. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1910)
"erythrocytes.—These form elements are present in the urinary sediment in various ... CRENATED erythrocytes. spheres having a smaller diameter than the ..."

6. Human Parasitology: With Notes on Bacteriology, Mycology, Laboratory by Damaso de Rivas (1920)
"In normal blood containing 5000000 erythrocytes and 100 per cent, of hemoglobin, the color index is 1.0 that is: Hb 100 -5- blood-cells per cent. ..."

7. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Finally, sensitisation of erythrocytes in vitro is maximal insofar as ... DISCUSSION Heterologous erythrocytes after inoculation into an animal are removed ..."

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