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noun as in blood cell

noun as in cell

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This is an expression which indicates the amount of hemoglobin in each red corpuscle compared with the normal amount.

The degree of pallor furnishes a rough index to the amount of hemoglobin in the corpuscle.

A single platelet lying upon a red corpuscle may easily be mistaken for a malarial parasite (Plate VI).

The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.

Soon, dark-brown granules derived from the hemoglobin of the corpuscle make their appearance within it.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to corpuscle, such as: red blood cell, white blood cell, erythrocyte, hemocyte, leukocyte, and red corpuscle.

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