immature erythrocyte


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immature erythrocyte

Etymology: L, im + maturus, ripe; Gk, erythros, red, kytos, cell
A nucleated precursor red blood cell in the erythrocyte series: pronormoblast, basophilic normoblast, polychromatophilic normoblast, or orthochromic normoblast. The orthochromic normoblast appears on peripheral blood films of newborns, in uncompensated hemolytic anemia, and in hematologic neoplasms.

immature erythrocyte

Any incompletely developed erythrocyte.
See also: erythrocyte