plasmorrhexis

plasmorrhexis

 [plaz″mo-rek´sis]
a morphologic change in erythrocytes, consisting in the escape from the cells of round, shiny granules and splitting off of particles; called also erythrocytorrhexis.

plas·mor·rhex·is

(plaz'mō-rek'sis),
The splitting open of a cell from the pressure of the protoplasm.

plasmorrhexis

/plas·mor·rhex·is/ (plaz″mo-rek´sis) erythrocytorrhexis.

plasmatorrhexis

An obsolete term that dignified cell rupture secondary to increased intracellular oncotic pressure; cytolysis.

plas·mor·rhex·is

(plaz'mō-rek'sis)
The splitting open of a cell from the pressure of the protoplasm.

plasmorrhexis