poikilocytosis

[ poi′kə-lō-sī-tōsĭs ]

n.

The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood.poikilocythemia

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Example sentences from the Web for poikilocytosis

  • They are called poikilocytes, and their presence is spoken of as poikilocytosis.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
  • The origin of poikilocytosis, previously the subject of much discussion, is now generally explained in Ehrlich's way.