any plant of the bulbous genus Erythronium, with decoratively mottled leaves and cyclamen-like yellow, rose, purple, or white flowers: family Liliaceae See also dogtooth violet
/ɪˌrɪθrəʊˈpiːnɪə/ noun 1. the presence of decreased numbers of erythrocytes in the blood, as occurs in some forms of anaemia Also called erythrocytopenia erythropenia e·ryth·ro·pe·ni·a (ĭ-rĭth’rō-pē’nē-ə) n. A deficiency in the number of red blood cells.
erythrophagia e·ryth·ro·pha·gia (ĭ-rĭth’rō-fā’jə) n. The destruction of red blood cells by cells such as macrophages.
erythrophagocytosis e·ryth·ro·phag·o·cy·to·sis (ĭ-rĭth’rō-fāg’ə-sī-tō’sĭs) n. The ingestion of a red blood cells by a macrophage or other phagocyte.
erythrophil e·ryth·ro·phil (ĭ-rĭth’rə-fĭl) adj. Erythrophilic. n. A cell or tissue that stains red.