acanthocytosis

acanthocytosis

[uh-kan-thoh-sahy-toh-sis]
noun
a condition characterized by large numbers of acanthocytes in the blood.

Origin:
acanthocyte + -osis

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acanthocytosis a·can·tho·cy·to·sis (ə-kān'thə-sī-tō'sĭs)
n.
A rare condition in which the majority of the red blood cells are acanthocytes. Also called acanthrocytosis.

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