anisocytosis


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to anisocytosis: poikilocytosis, polychromasia, anisokaryosis

anisocytosis

 [an-i″so-si-to´sis]
the presence in the blood of erythrocytes showing abnormal variations in size; see also macrocythemia and microcythemia.

an·i·so·cy·to·sis

(an-ī'sō-sī-tō'sis),
Considerable variation in the size of cells that are normally uniform, especially with reference to red blood cells.
[aniso- + G. kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

anisocytosis

/an·iso·cy·to·sis/ (-si-to´sis) presence in the blood of erythrocytes showing excessive variations in size.

anisocytosis

[anī′sōsītō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, anisos + kytos, cell
an abnormal condition of the erythrocytes characterized by variable diameter on a blood film and associated with increased red cell distribution width (RDW). Compare poikilocytosis. See also macrocytosis, microcytosis.

an·i·so·cy·to·sis

(an-ī'sō-sī-tō'sis)
Variation in the size of cells that are normally uniform, especially red blood cells.
[aniso- + G. kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

anisocytosis

Inequality in the size of red blood cells found in many kinds of ANAEMIA but especially in MEGALOBLASTIC anaemia.

an·i·so·cy·to·sis

(an-ī'sō-sī-tō'sis)
Variation in the size of cells that are normally uniform, especially red blood cells.
[aniso- + G. kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

anisocytosis (anī´sōsītō´sis),

n a wide variation in cell size, especially of red blood cells.

anisocytosis

the presence in the blood of erythrocytes showing abnormal variations in size. Normal in some species, especially cattle.
References in periodicals archive ?
Histopathology was characterized by sheets of round to ovoid cells with anisocytosis, eccentrically placed nuclei with a prominent nucleoli.
Laboratory findings in iron deficiency Complete blood count: RDW>14 RBC: low Hb, Hct: low according to age and gender MCV: low according to age and gender When specifying the lower limit of MCV: 70+age (for >10 years) (if MCV is <72, generally abnormal) Upper limit of MCV: 84 + age x 0,6 (for >6 months) (if MCV>98: always abnormal) MCH<27 pg MCHC<30% Thrombocytosis Rarely: Thrombocytopenia, leukopenia Peripheral smear: Hypochromia Microcytosis Anisochromia Anisocytosis Pencil cells Rarely: bazophilic stippling, target cells, hypersegmented neutrophils Serum ferritin<12 ng/mL (a) Serum iron: <30 mcg/dL (a) TIBC>480 mcg/dL Transferrin saturation (Iron/TBCx100)<16% Metzner index (MCV/RBC)<13 (a) May change by age, gender and other factors.
Augmented hemolysis usually lead to reduction in Hb, TEC and Hct and are escorted by elevated reticulocytes counts, amplified anisocytosis, increased red cell dissemination width and volumes.
2008), increased rate of destruction or reduction in rate of formation of erythrocytes and altered cellular composition of blood leading to anemia, anisocytosis, eosinophilia and leucopenia and also due to impaired absorption of folic acid (Hardman and Limbird, 1996) and disruption of liver biosynthesis of heme (Woods and Fowler, 1986).
Reactive mesothelial cells with hyperplasia can be seen in hydrocoele fluid, The cells show anisocytosis and pleomorphism and have a moderate amount of pale cytoplasm.
A peripheral blood film revealed poikilocytosis, anisocytosis, and nucleated red cells.
Microscopic examination of the blood smears showed nucleated RBCs, basophilic stippling and anisocytosis at 1-7% parasitaemia.
9 Platelets * * * Mean Platelet Volume * * * Neutrophils 7 29 58 Bands 54 50 35 Lymphocytes 10 9 5 Monocytes 7 0 2 Metamyelocyte 12 9 0 Myelocyte 8 2 0 Promyelocyte 2 1 0 Nucleated Red Blood Cells 2 0 2 Polychromasia present [dagger] [dagger] Poikilocytosis present [dagger] present Anisocytosis present [dagger] present Microcytes present [dagger] [dagger] Spherocytes present [dagger] [dagger] Mega-thrombocytes present present [dagger] Absolute Neutrophils 3.
9-294 Anisocytosis + to +++ 5 ++ 4 0 Microcytosis + 3 ++ 3 0 Hypochromia + 3 ++ 3 0 Reticulocytes (%) 0.
Peripheral smear revealed significant anisocytosis, microcytosis, hypochromia and poikilocytosis.