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
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Erythrocyte were divided and identified according to the stage of maturation and general morphology as mature erythrocytes and immature erythrocytes according to Hibiya et al.
Differences in the percentage of immature erythrocytes of the experimental groups for each period were presented as a means [+ or -] SE, analyzed with Kruskal-Wallis non parametric tests followed by post hoc comparisons with a Mann Whitney-wilcoxon test.