pappenheimer body

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Pappenheimer body Pap·pen·hei·mer body (pāp'ən-hī'mər)
n.
A phagosome containing ferruginous granules, found in red blood cells in sideroblastic anemia, hemolytic anemia, and sickle cell anemia.

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