Erythroid
Erythroid Er"y*throid, a. [Gr. 'eryqro`s red + -oid: cf. Gr. ?.] Of a red color; reddish; as, the erythroid tunic (the cremaster muscle). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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