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English definition of “red blood cell”

red blood cell

noun [C]  /ˈred ˈblʌd ˌsel/ us  
biology any of the cells that carry oxygen around the body
(Definition of red blood cell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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