/ (ˈpɔɪkɪləʊˌsaɪt) /
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an abnormally shaped red blood cell
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Word Origin for poikilocyte
C19: from Greek poikilos various + -cyte
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Medical definitions for poikilocyte
[ poi′kə-lə-sīt′, poi-kĭl′ə- ]
A red blood cell of irregular shape.
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