rouleaux formation

[ rōō-lō ]

n.

A stacklike arrangement of red blood cells in blood or in diluted suspensions of blood in which their biconcave surfaces are next to each other.

Nearby words

  1. roughshod,
  2. roughy,
  3. roul.,
  4. roulade,
  5. rouleau,
  6. roulers,
  7. roulette,
  8. roum.,
  9. roumania,
  10. roumanian


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