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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Eritrocito

Erythrocyte (eh-RITH-roh-site)
A cell that carries oxygen to all parts of the body. Also called RBC and red blood cell.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.