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Erythrocytes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Erythrocytes
Tree Number(s)
A11.118.290
A11.443.240
A15.145.229.334
Unique ID
D004912
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004912
Annotation
vertebrates only; for invertebrates index under HEMOCYTES; /‌cytol: consider also ERYTHROCYTE INDICES; do not equate /‌pathol with ERYTHROCYTES, ABNORMAL; erythrocyte antibodies: index BLOOD GROUP ANTIGENS /‌immunol + ISOANTIBODIES & do not index under ERYTHROCYTES
Scope Note
Red blood cells. Mature erythrocytes are non-nucleated, biconcave disks containing HEMOGLOBIN whose function is to transport OXYGEN.
Entry Term(s)
Blood Cells, Red
Blood Corpuscles, Red
Red Blood Cells
Red Blood Corpuscles
Entry Combination
abnormalities:Erythrocytes, Abnormal
transplantation:Erythrocyte Transfusion
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Erythrocytes Preferred
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