noun. a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus.
- target cell
- blood cell
- sickle cell
- red blood cell
- blood corpuscle
Example sentences of the word erythrocyte
It may be ordered in conjunction with other autoantibody tests such as ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) or CRP (C-reactive protein) for more specific diagnostic studies.
2. Noun, singular or mass
In a frog erythrocyte**, you can see a dark spot in the middle of the cell.