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erythrocytoschisis e·ryth·ro·cy·tos·chi·sis (ĭ-rĭth'rō-sī-tŏs'kĭ-sĭs)
The fragmentation or breaking up of red blood cells into small particles that contain hemoglobin but that morphologically resemble platelets.

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