Pappenheimer body

[păpən-hī′mər]

n.

A phagosome containing ferruginous granules, found in red blood cells in sideroblastic anemia, hemolytic anemia, and sickle cell anemia.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.