spherocyte

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spherocytosis seen in a peripheral blood smear from a patient with hereditary spherocytosis

Etymology[edit]

sphero- +‎ -cyte

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spherocyte (plural spherocytes)

  1. (pathology) A red blood cell that is spherical rather than biconcave, as occurs in spherocytosis.