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poikilocytosis

poikilocytosis in Medicine

poikilocytosis poi·ki·lo·cy·to·sis (poi'kə-lō-sī-tō'sĭs)
n.
The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood. Also called poikilocythemia.

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  • They are called poikilocytes, and their presence is spoken of as poikilocytosis.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd
  • The origin of poikilocytosis, previously the subject of much discussion, is now generally explained in Ehrlich's way.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich

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