Picture of reticulocytes

Reticulocytes are a type of blood cell made in the bone marrow. They are released into the blood, where they mature into red blood cells.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Joseph O'Donnell, MD - Hematology, Oncology

Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015

Current as of: February 20, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Joseph O'Donnell, MD - Hematology, Oncology