acanthocytosis

[ uh-kan-thoh-sahy-toh-sis ]
/ əˌkæn θoʊ saɪˈtoʊ sɪs /

noun

a condition characterized by large numbers of acanthocytes in the blood.

Nearby words

  1. acanthocephala,
  2. acanthocephalan,
  3. acanthocephaliasis,
  4. acanthocheilonema,
  5. acanthocyte,
  6. acanthodian,
  7. acanthoid,
  8. acanthology,
  9. acantholysis,
  10. acanthoma

Origin of acanthocytosis


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Medicine definitions for acanthocytosis

acanthocytosis

[ ə-kăn′thə-sī-tōsĭs ]

n.

A rare condition in which the majority of the red blood cells are acanthocytes.acanthrocytosis

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