red corpuscle
noun see red blood cell

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • red corpuscle — n RED BLOOD CELL * * * erythrocyte …   Medical dictionary

  • red corpuscle — n. ERYTHROCYTE …   English World dictionary

  • red corpuscle — noun see red cell * * * a red blood cell. [1840 50] * * * red corpuscle noun An erythrocyte, a blood cell which carries oxygen in combination with the pigment haemoglobin, and removes carbon dioxide • • • Main Entry: ↑red * * * red corpuscle, one …   Useful english dictionary

  • red corpuscle — a red blood cell. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • red corpuscle — noun An erythrocyte …   Wiktionary

  • red blood cell — also .red corpuscle n one of the cells in your blood that carry oxygen to every part of your body →↑white blood cell …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • red blood corpuscle — noun see red blood cell * * * red blood cell or red blood corpuscle, = red corpuscle. (Cf. ↑red corpuscle) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red blood cell — One of the blood cells that carry oxygen. Red cells contain hemoglobin and it is the hemoglobin which permits them to transport oxygen (and carbon dioxide). Hemoglobin, aside from being a transport molecule, is a pigment. It gives the cell its… …   Medical dictionary

  • red blood cell — noun Date: 1910 any of the hemoglobin containing cells that carry oxygen to the tissues and are responsible for the red color of vertebrate blood called also erythrocyte, red blood corpuscle, red cell, red corpuscle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • red cell — noun or red corpuscle : a red blood cell : erythrocyte …   Useful english dictionary

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