erythrocytic

Pertaining to an erythrocyte.

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adj.
describing those stages in the life cycle of the malarial parasite (see Plasmodium) that develop inside the red blood cells (see trophozoite). Compare exoerythrocytic.

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eryth·ro·cyt·ic (ə-rith″ro-sitґik) 1. pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of erythrocytes. 2. pertaining to the erythrocytic series; see under series.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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