an abnormal red blood cell having spiny projections, found in the blood of persons with abetalipoproteinemia and certain malabsorption disorders.
Origin of acanthocyte
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A red blood cell characterized by multiple spiny cytoplasmic projections and found in acanthocytosis.acanthrocyte
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