poikilocytosis

[poi′kə-lō-sī-tōsĭs]

n.

The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood.poikilocythemia

Nearby words

  1. poikilitic,
  2. poikilo-,
  3. poikiloblast,
  4. poikiloblastic,
  5. poikilocyte,
  6. poikiloderma,
  7. poikilotherm,
  8. poikilothermia,
  9. poikilothermic,
  10. poikilothermism


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Examples 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.