achromocyte

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achromocyte a·chro·mo·cyte or a·chro·ma·cyte (ā-krō'mə-sīt', ə-krō'-) or a·chro·mat·o·cyte (ā'krō-māt'ə-sīt', āk'rō-, ā-krō'mə-tə-, ə-krō'-)
n.
A decolorized crescent-shaped red blood cell. Also called ghost corpuscle, phantom corpuscle.

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