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Definition of "reticulocytes" [reticulocytes]

  • Plural form of reticulocyte. (noun)

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  • "When I told him we were working on the reticulocyte because this cell does not have lysosomes, he angrily dismissed this argument, telling me that he characterized morphologically acid phosphatase-positive organelles in reticulocytes."
  • "One of the markers measured by the passport is the number of new or "immature" red-blood cells, called reticulocytes, in the bloodstream."
  • "In another study they showed that about half of the red blood cells circulating in mice lacking NIX proteins contained mitochondria; that is, the reticulocytes had failed to eject the mitochondria before undergoing their final change into red blood cells."