The prefix erythr- or erythro- means red or reddish. It is derived from the Greek word eruthros meaning red.
Erythralgia (erythr-algia) - Disorder of the skin characterized by pain and redness of affected tissues.
Erythremia (Erythr-emia) - Abnormal increase in red blood cell numbers in the blood.
Erythrism (Erythr-ism) - Condition characterized by redness of hair, fur or plummage.
Erythroblast (Erythro-blast) - Immature nucleus-containing cell found in bone marrow that forms erythrocytes (red blood cells).
Erythroblastoma (Erythro-blast-oma) - Tumor composed of cells that resemble red blood cell precursor cells known as megaloblasts.
Erythroblastopenia (Erythro-blasto-penia) - Deficiency in the numbers of erythroblasts in bone marrow.
Erythrocyte (Erythro-cyte) - Cell of the blood that contains hemoglobin and transports oxygen to cells. It is also known as a red blood cell.
Erythrocytolysis (Erythro-cyto-lysis) - Red blood cell dissolution or destruction that allows the hemoglobin contained within the cell to escape into its surrounding environment.
Erythroderma (Erythro-derma) - Condition characterized by abnormal redness of the skin that covers a widespread area of the body.
Erythrodontia (Erythro-dontia) - Discoloration of the teeth that causes them to have a reddish appearance.
Erythroid (Erythr-oid) - Having a reddish color or pertaining to red blood cells.
Erythron (Erythr-on) - Total mass of red blood cells in the blood and the tissues from which they are derived.
Erythropathy (Erythro-pathy) - Any type of disease that involves red blood cells.
Erythropenia (Erythro-penia) - Deficiency in the numbers of erythrocytes.
Erythrophagocytosis (Erythro-phago-cyt-osis) - Process involving the ingestion and destruction of red blood cells by a macrophage or other type of phagocyte.
Erythrophil (Erythro-phil) - Cells or tissues that are readily stained with red dyes.
Erythrophyll (Erythro-phyll) - Pigment that produces red coloration in leaves, flowers, fruit, and other forms of vegetation.
Erythropoiesis (Erythro-poiesis) - Process of red blood cell formation.
Erythropoietin (Erythro-poietin) - Hormone produced by the kidneys that stimulates bone marrow to produce red blood cells.
Erythropsin (Erythr-opsin) - Vision disorder in which objects appear to have a reddish tinge.