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blood cell

[′bləd ‚sel]
(histology)
An erythrocyte or a leukocyte.
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The effects of the dietary level of tapioca residue on blood metabolites and blood corpuscles in late fattening Hanwoo steers are shown in Tables 3 and 4.
By contrast, the immature eggs sold by the sturgeon slaughterers are covered with blood corpuscles and follicle cells.
The mean Red Blood Corpuscles (RBC) count in healthy male and female population were 4.75 million/[mm.sup.3] 4.03 million/[mm.sup.3].
Blood was collected in 50 mM EDTA at pH 8.0 to prevent coagulation, and genomic DNA was extracted from white blood corpuscles. DNA extraction was carried out according to the procedure described by Xiong and Deng (1999).
Red blood corpuscles had been known since Swammerdam had discovered them over two centuries before (see 1658).
The American pathologist George Hoyt Whipple (1878-1976) induced an artificial anemia in dogs by bleeding them, then followed the manner in which new red blood corpuscles were formed.
In this way, red blood corpuscles can be separated from blood, and cream from milk.
It had been known for a long time that oxygen from the lungs was absorbed by hemoglobin in the red blood corpuscles and carried to the cells of the body.
The blood corpuscles of the crustacea, together with a suggestion as to the origin of the crustacean fibrin-ferment.
Raval, "Cytotoxicity of aflatoxin on red blood corpuscles," Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, vol.
A large number of blood corpuscles may be seen flowing through the internal structures of the water-flea.
Essential and required for life, iron is necessary for the production of hemoglobin (red blood corpuscles), myoglobin (red pigment in muscles) and special enzymes.