Skip to Content


Pronunciation: del'eh

Definition: The central lighter-colored portion of the erythrocyte, as observed in a stained film of blood.

[Ger. Delle, low ground, pit]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.