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poikilocytosis in Medicine

poikilocytosis

(poi′kə-lō-sī-tōsĭs)
n.
  1. The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood.poikilocythemia
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Historical Examples

  • 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.