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Meaning of RED BLOOD CELL

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
 
 Synonyms: erythrocyte, RBC
 
 See Also: acanthocyte, blood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscle, haemoglobin, Hb, hemoglobin, macrocyte, megaloblast, megalocyte, microcyte, reticulocyte, sickle cell, siderocyte, spherocyte, target cell

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A red blood cell; erythrocytes carry oxygen in the blood via hemoglobin. RBCs are disk-shaped and indented on both sides and are about 7 micrometers in diameter. A red blood cell lives about 120 days.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: see erythrocyte.
 

 

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