acanthocytosis

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

noun

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

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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