- blood corpuscles
- blood erythrocyte
- blood normocyte
- marrow erythrocyte
- red blood corpuscule
- red cell of marrow
- red cells
- Red blood cells. Mature erythrocytes are non-nucleated, biconcave disks containing hemoglobin whose function is to transport oxygen.
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- RBC. A cell that carries oxygen to all parts of the body. Also called an erythrocyte.
Definition from: Physician Data Query via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
Related discussion in the Handbook
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.