normocyte


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normocyte

 [nor´mo-sīt]
an erythrocyte that is normal in size, shape, and color.

nor·mo·cyte

(nōr'mō-sīt),
A nonnucleated erythrocyte of normal size (average 7.5 mcm); a normal, healthy red blood cell.
Synonym(s): normoerythrocyte
[normo- + G. kytos, cell]

normocyte

/nor·mo·cyte/ (nor´mo-sīt) an erythrocyte that is normal in size, shape, and color.normocyt´ic

normocyte

[nôr′məsīt]
Etymology: L, norma + Gk, kytos, cell
an ordinary, normal adult red blood cell of average size having a diameter of 7 μm. Compare macrocyte, microcyte. normocytic, adj.

nor·mo·cyte

(nōr'mō-sīt)
A red blood cell of normal size, shape, and color.
Compare: macrocyte, microcyte
[normo- + G. kytos, cell]

normocyte

an erythrocyte that is normal in size, shape and color.
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With smaller numbers of samples, recent studies on sequence diversity in genes encoding the normocyte binding protein (Pknbpxa) (10) and the Duffy binding protein (PkDBP) (30), as well as the 18S rRNA gene and the mitochondrial Cox1 gene, have suggested that parasites in peninsular Malaysia had probably diverged from those in Malaysian Borneo.
5 Normal values of G6PD 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (6PGD) and glutathione reductase (GR) have been determined in normocytes reticulocytes newborn cord erythrocytes and leukocytes.
In addition to being larger, they also have an altered pattern of chromatin deposits in the nucleus which helps distinguish them from normocytes.