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A red blood cell is an erythrocyte, while a white blood cell is a leukocyte. Red Blood Cells: Erythrocytes White Blood Cells: Leucocytes Answer White blood cells are calle…d - Leukocyte's and Red blood cells are also known erythrocytes =) hope this helped
Poikilocytosis is the medical term meaning any disorder of red blood cell morphology (shape). Examples include sickle-cell anemia and spherocytosis, among many others. Nor…mal red blood cells are disk-shaped with two dents, one on each side. A poililocyte is any blood cell that doesn't have that shape.
What is the medical term meaning a common genetic disorder characterized by bent and twisted red blood cells?
Eryptosis is the term for normal cell death. hemolytic
An immature red blood cell is called a reticulocyte. They are produced in the bone marrow and live for about 120 days as mature red blood cells (erythrocytes). I…f they are present in high numbers in the blood it suggests that the body is making new red blood cells at an increased rate, either to replace losses due to bleeding or red cell destruction, or because of a pathological process such as leukemia. Reticulocytes start off in the hollow area of bones called marrow.
What is the medical term meaning anemia characterized by red blood cells that are larger than normal?
Megaloblastic anemia A blood disorder charecterized by anemia in which the red blood cells are larger than normal. Source: Medical Terminology For Health Care …Professionals Publisher: Delmar Health Care Authors: Ann Ehrlich and Carol L. Schroeder
Hemolysis is the breakdown of red blood cells. = hemo (blood/hemacyte) + lysis (to separate/breaking down of/destruction)
Polycythemia is the term for an excess of red blood cells. Polycythemia is the medical term for an excess of red blood cells. polycythaemia and erythrocytosis Polycythemia is …the medical term meaning excessive red blood cells.
It means that they are hypotonic, they have more water in them due to an ionic gradient
What is the medical term meaning measurement of the percentage of the red blood cells in the volume of the blood?
The hematocrit is the percentage of rbc.
Erythrocytic means pertaining to red blood cells.
Erythropoeisis is the medical term meaning formation of red blood cells, or erythrocytes.
Hematocrit Hemocrit, it is normally about 38-48%.
What is the medical term meaning genetic disorder that causes red blood cells to assume an unusual shape and produce abnormal hemoglobin proteins?
A decrease in red blood cells is called Anaemia. If you are found to have a low red-cell count - you're said to be anaemic.