Definition of blood cell in English:

blood cell

noun

  • Any of the kinds of cells normally found circulating in the blood.

    • ‘Many people know that stem cells can grow into virtually any cell type found in the body, from a red blood cell to a muscle cell to a brain cell.’
    • ‘Other studies have shown that it stimulates a white blood cell to exhibit anticancer cell activity.’
    • ‘While it obtains some of these by digesting the red blood cell's hemoglobin, it must get the rest from outside the cell.’
    • ‘She was stable, although her white blood cell count was still elevated.’
    • ‘The red blood cell, shaped like a doughnut without a hole in the center, carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body.’
    • ‘Iron is a key part of hemoglobin, which is the part of the red blood cell that carries oxygen from the lungs out to the rest of the body.’
    • ‘Some types of radiation treatment areas will require weekly blood tests to check the blood cell counts.’
    • ‘What determines whether a stem cell ends up being a muscle or a blood cell or the myriad of other cells which make up an individual?’

Pronunciation:

blood cell

/ˈbləd ˌsel/