red blood cell Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “red blood cell” - English Dictionary

Definition of "red blood cell" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

red blood cellnoun [C]

 us   /ˈred ˈblʌd ˌsel/
biology any of the ​cells that ​carryoxygen around the ​body
(Definition of red blood cell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "red blood cell" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

red blood cellnoun [C]

uk   us   (also red corpuscle)
any of the ​cells that ​carry oxygen around the ​body
(Definition of red blood cell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “red blood cell”
in Chinese (Simplified) 红细胞, 红血球…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紅細胞, 紅血球…
What is the pronunciation of red blood cell?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More