clasmatosis

clas·ma·to·sis

(klaz'mă-tō'sis),
The extension of pseudopodialike processes in unicellular organisms and blood cells by plasmolysis rather than by a true formation of pseudopodia.
[G. klasma, a fragment, + -osis, condition]

clasmatosis

(klăz″mă-tō′sĭs) [″ + osis, condition]
Crumbling into small bits; fragmentation, as of cells.
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This process is known as clasmatosis. Fragments of red cytoplasm may be seen scattered about the smear.