hematocyte


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he·mo·cyte

(hē'mō-sīt),
Any cell or formed element of the blood.
Synonym(s): hematocyte
[hemo- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]

hematocyte

[hem′ətōsīt]
Etymology: Gk, haima, blood, kytos, cell
a blood cell, particularly a red blood cell. Also called hemocyte.
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