microspherocytosis


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microspherocytosis

 [mi″kro-sfēr´ro-si-to´sis]
the presence in the blood of an excessive number of microspherocytes.

sphe·ro·cy·to·sis

(sfē'rō-sī-tō'sis),
Presence of spheric red blood cells in the blood.
Synonym(s): microspherocytosis
[spherocyte + G. -osis, condition]

microspherocytosis

/mi·cro·sphero·cy·to·sis/ (-sfēr″o-si-to´sis) spherocytosis.

microspherocytosis

[-sfir′əsītō′sis]
anemia characterized by the presence of microcytes and spherocytes in a peripheral blood film. Spherocytes are red blood cells that are spherical in suspension that lack a central zone of pallor, and whose diameter is reduced on a peripheral blood film See also spherocyte.

mi·cro·sphe·ro·cy·to·sis

(mī'krō-sfēr'ō-sī-tō'sis)
A condition of the blood seen in hemolytic icterus in which small spherocytes are predominant; the red blood cells are smaller and more globular than normal.

microspherocytosis

the presence in the blood of an excessive number of microspherocytes.