hemoconia

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hemoconia

 [he″mo-ko´ne-ah] (pl. hemoco´-�niae) (L.)
minute colorless bodies found in blood, thought to be products of the disintegration of erythrocytes. Called also blood dust and hemokonia.

he·mo·co·ni·a

(hē'mō-kō'nē-ă),
An obsolete term for small refractive particles in the circulating blood, probably lipid material associated with fragmented stroma from red blood cells.
[hemo- + G. konis, dust]

hemoconia

/he·mo·co·nia/ (-ko´ne-ah) pl. hemoco´niae   [L.] small bodies exhibiting brownian movement, observed in blood platelets in darkfield microscopy of a wet film of blood.

he·mo·co·ni·a

(hē'mō-kō'nē-ă)
Small, refractive particles in the circulating blood, probably lipid material associated with fragmented stroma from red blood cells.
Synonym(s): haemoconia.
[hemo- + G. konis, dust]

hemoconia

pl. hemoconiae [L.] small, round or dumbbell-shaped bodies exhibiting brownian movement, observed in blood platelets in darkfield microscopy of a wet film of blood.