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Descriptor English: Erythrocytes
Descriptor Spanish: Eritrocitos
Descriptor Portuguese: Eritrócitos
Descriptor French: Érythrocytes
Entry term(s): Blood Cell, Red
Blood Cells, Red
Blood Corpuscle, Red
Blood Corpuscles, Red
Corpuscle, Red Blood
Corpuscles, Red Blood
Erythrocyte
Red Blood Cell
Red Blood Cells
Red Blood Corpuscle
Red Blood Corpuscles
Tree number(s): A11.118.290
A11.443.240
A15.145.229.334
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004912
Scope note: Red blood cells. Mature erythrocytes are non-nucleated, biconcave disks containing HEMOGLOBIN whose function is to transport OXYGEN.
Annotation: vertebrates only; for invertebrates index under HEMOCYTES; /cytol: consider also ERYTHROCYTE INDICES; do not equate /pathol with ERYTHROCYTES, ABNORMAL; erythrocyte antibodies: index BLOOD GROUP ANTIGENS /immunol + ISOANTIBODIES & do not index under ERYTHROCYTES
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: abnormalities:Erythrocytes, Abnormal
transplantation:Erythrocyte Transfusion
DeCS ID: 4999
Unique ID: D004912
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Erythrocytes - Preferred
Concept UI M0007711
Scope note Red blood cells. Mature erythrocytes are non-nucleated, biconcave disks containing HEMOGLOBIN whose function is to transport OXYGEN.
Preferred term Erythrocytes
Entry term(s) Blood Cell, Red
Blood Cells, Red
Blood Corpuscle, Red
Blood Corpuscles, Red
Corpuscle, Red Blood
Corpuscles, Red Blood
Erythrocyte
Red Blood Cell
Red Blood Cells
Red Blood Corpuscle
Red Blood Corpuscles



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