an abnormally small red blood corpuscle, occurring esp. in certain types of anemia
Origin of microcytemicro- + -cyte
An abnormally small red blood cell, characteristic of certain forms of anemia and often associated with iron deficiency.
Origin of microcytemicro- (erythro)cyte
- an unusually small red blood cell found in some forms of anemia
micro- +"Ž -cyte