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a crenated red blood cell.
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burr cellHematology RBCs with regular spines or bumps on the surface, most commonly associated with snake bites, uremia, pyrokinase deficiency
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An erythrocyte with 10 to 30 spicules distributed over the surface of the cell, as seen in heart disease, stomach cancer, kidney disease, and dehydration. Synonym: echinocyte
See also: cell
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