poikilocytosis

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poikilocytosis

 [poi″kĭ-lo-si-to´sis]
the presence of poikilocytes in the blood.

poi·ki·lo·cy·to·sis

(poy'ki-lō-sī-tō'sis),
The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood.
Synonym(s): poikilocythemia
[poikilocyte + G. -osis, condition]

poikilocytosis

/poi·ki·lo·cy·to·sis/ (-si-to´sis) presence in the blood of erythrocytes showing abnormal variation in shape.

poikilocytosis

[poi′kilō′sītō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, poikilos, variation, kytos, cell, osis, condition
abnormal variation or red blood cell shape in a Wright-stained peripheral blood film. The term "poikilocytosis" is used only when the red blood cell shape cannot be more specifically defined. Compare sickle cell, target cell, ovalocytes, schistocyte.

poi·ki·lo·cy·to·sis

(poy'ki-lō-sī-tō'sis)
The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood.
Synonym(s): poikilocythemia.
[poikilocyte + G. -osis, condition]

poikilocytosis

A condition in which the red blood cells (erythrocytes) are distorted.

poi·ki·lo·cy·to·sis

(poy'ki-lō-sī-tō'sis)
The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood.
Synonym(s): poikilocythemia.
[poikilocyte + G. -osis, condition]

poikilocytosis (poi´kilōsītō´sis),

n the presence in the blood of irregularly shaped red blood cells.

poikilocytosis

the presence of poikilocytes in the blood.