Cabot rings


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Cabot rings

(kab′ŏt)
[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.
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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
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