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erythroid Syllabification: er·y·throid
Pronunciation: /əˈriTHˌroid/

Definition of erythroid in English:

adjective

Physiology
Of or relating to erythrocytes.
Example sentences
  • Severe anemia due to bone marrow aplasia is often a major complication as a result of viral replication in erythroid precursors.
  • Megakaryocytes and erythroid precursors were not apparent, and no microorganisms were identified.
  • The bone marrow is also hypercellular with varying amounts of granulocytic and erythroid hyperplasia.

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