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red blood cell

noun as in cell with hemoglobin

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The treatment increased the percentage of red blood cells in the mice’s blood, which is a sign of treating anemia.

Then the parasite bursts into the bloodstream, infecting red blood cells and causing symptoms like fever, headache or chills.

High temperatures and pressures helped forge an unusual structure within one piece of trinitite, in a grain of the material just 10 micrometers across — a bit longer than a red blood cell.

That’s partly because the chimp malaria parasites can’t find the blend of sialic acids they seek on human red blood cells.

These patients also had schistocytes, which are broken and damaged red blood cells that ordinarily carry oxygen throughout the body.

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A red blood cell having no hemoglobin is also called a ghost.

The sediment contains a few hyaline and finely granular casts and an occasional red blood-cell.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to red blood cell, such as: erythrocyte, hemocyte, red cell, and red corpuscle.

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