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reticulocytes
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Immature erythrocytes. In humans, these are erythroid cells that have just undergone extrusion of their cell nucleus. They still contain some organelles that gradually decrease in number as the cells mature.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Broader Term
erythrocytes
Related Term
reticulocyte count
Spanish
reticulocitos
Term Number
38093