schüffner's dot

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Schüffner's dot Schüff·ner's dot (shuf'nərz, shüf'-)
n.
Any of the fine, round, uniformly red or red-yellow staining dots occurring in red blood cells infected with Plasmodium vivax or P. ovale. Also called Schüffner's granule.

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