Any of the fine, round, uniformly red or red-yellow staining dots occurring in red blood cells infected with Plasmodium vivax or P. ovale.Schüffner's granule
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Word Fact: What’s the Name for the Dot Over the i and j?While many languages, such as Arabic and Hebrew, add specific accents to the letters or characters throughout their alphabet, the English alphabet has only two letters that include a diacritic dot. This mark is added to a letter to signal a change in either the sound or meaning of a character. What is the additional name of this curious dot that hovers over the ninth …
- sphere of influence,
- spherical aberration,
- spherical angle,
- spherical astronomy
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