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Etymology: Richard C. Cabot, American physician, 1868-1939
threadlike figures, often appearing as loops or rings, in red blood cells of patients with severe anemia. The inclusions are seen in Wright stain blood films. Also called Cabot bodies.
[Richard C. Cabot, U.S. physician, 1868–1939]
Blue-staining threadlike inclusions of unknown origin, found in the red blood cells in severe anemia. They may appear as rings, figures-of-eight, or twists. They seem to be parts of the nucleus, with histones and iron but no DNA.
Cabot,Richard Clarke, U.S. physician, 1868-1939.
Cabot-Locke murmur - an early diastolic murmur, like that of aortic insufficiency, heard best at the left lower sternal border in severe anemia.
Cabot ring bodies - ring-shaped or figure-of-eight structures found in red blood cells in severe anemias. Synonym(s): Cabot rings
Cabot rings - Synonym(s): Cabot ring bodies