Fragments of red blood cells found in the circulation. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(shis´-) (skis´to-sīt) a fragment of a red blood cell, often seen in the blood in hemolytic anemia; called also helmet cell and schizocyte.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: skis′tō-sīt Definitions: 1. A variety of poikilocyte that owes its abnormal shape to fragmentation occurring as the cell flows through damaged small vessels. Synonyms: schizocyte
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A schistocyte or schizocyte (from Greek schistos for `divided` or schistein for `to split`, and kytos for `hollow` or `cell`) is a fragmented part of a red blood cell. Schistocytes are typically irregularly shaped, jagged, and have two pointed ends. A true schistocyte does not have central pallor. Schistocytes are sometimes referred to as ...
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