Definition of red blood cell noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


red blood cell

BrE BrE//ˌred ˈblʌd sel//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌred ˈblʌd sel//
(also red cell) (biology erythrocyte)
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any of the red-coloured cells in the blood, that carry oxygen
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: red blood cell