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1. A combining form or prefix meaning relating to red or red blood cell.

2. <biochemistry> Indicates the structure of erythrose in a larger sugar; used as such, it is italicised (e.g., 2-deoxy-d-erythro-pentose).

Origin: G. Erythros, red

(05 Mar 2000)

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