from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Red: erythrocyte.
- Erythrocyte: erythropoiesis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- used to form scientific terms meaning red, or showing a relationship to red blood cells
From Greek eruthros, red; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ἐρυθρός ("red"). (Wiktionary)