Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

erythro-

Redness.

[Greek eruthros, red.]

An erythrocyte is a red blood cell; erythropoiesis (Greek poiēsis, making) is the production of red blood cells; erythropoietin is a hormone that increases this rate; the adjective erythroid refers to erythrocytes; an erythroblast is an immature erythrocyte; erythromelalgia (Greek melos, limb, plus algos, pain) is painful distension of the blood vessels of the skin, usually in the extremities; erythrophobia is a morbid fear of blushing or of the colour red.

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