HyperDic: blood_corpuscle

English > 1 sense of the expression blood corpuscle:
NOUNbodyblood corpuscle, blood cell, corpuscleeither of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
English > blood corpuscle: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningEither of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets.
Synonymsblood cell, corpuscle
Part ofbloodThe fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
Narrowerleukocyte, leucocyte, white blood cell, white cell, white blood corpuscle, white corpuscle, WBCblood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi
packed cellsA preparation of blood cells separated from the liquid plasma
red blood cell, RBC, erythrocyteA mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues
Broadersomatic cell, vegetative cellAny of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells
Spanishcélula sanguínea, corpúsculo, glóbulo
Catalancèl·lula sanguínia, corpuscle, glòbul

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