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