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  • n. Plural form of erythrocyte.


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  • In addition to the work on shape changes in erythrocytes, my PhD thesis work involved additional studies on the electrophoresis of the cells under various conditions and on other aspects of the physical chemistry of erythrocyte membranes.

    Robert F. Furchgott - Autobiography

  • The red blood cells (called erythrocytes) carry oxygen to the tissues.

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  • When I read a sentence such as "Surface molecules on chimpanzee erythrocytes, in contrast, have loads of Neu5Gc and a sprinkling of Neu5Ac," I tend to look for my science dictionary rather than marvel over the facts in question.

    Jon Cohen's "Almost Chimpanzee," reviewed by Deborah Blum

  • ENERGY ENHANCEMENT Increasing erythrocytes, the relatively large red cells in the blood that transport oxygen from the lungs to all of the living tissue in the body; enhancing endurance

    Forever Young

  • For instance, hematopoietic stem cells in the bone marrow differentiate into blood cells, i.e. erythrocytes, megakaryocytes/platelets, and the different types of leukocytes.

    The 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Advanced Information

  • Their blood is transparent because they have no hemoglobin and/or only defunct erythrocytes.

    Transparent Fish – Clearly Intriguing | Impact Lab

  • Invasion and growth of Plasmodium falciparum is inhibited in fractionated thalassaemic erythrocytes.

    Parasite Rex

  • Protein trafficking in malaria-infected erythrocytes.

    Parasite Rex

  • In addition, it strengthens the erythrocytes and prevents their fragmentation.

    Functions of Vitamins and Minerals

  • The fancy term for red blood cells is erythrocytes, which has the interesting characteristic of being not only less informative than "red blood cells" but also has more syllables.

    It's Always about the Blood


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