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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

plas·mor·rhex·is

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

An obsolete term that dignified cell rupture secondary to increased intracellular oncotic pressure; cytolysis.
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plas·mor·rhex·is

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