achromocyte

A hypochromic, crescent-shaped erythrocyte, probably resulting from artifactual rupture of a red cell with loss of haemoglobin. ... Synonym: achromacyte, achromatocyte, ghost corpuscle, phantom corpuscle, Ponfick's shadow, shadow corpuscle, shadow, Traube's corpuscle. ... Origin: G. A-priv. + chroma, colour, + kytos, hollow (cell) ... (05 Mar 2000)...
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achromocyte

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-krō′mō-sīt Definitions: 1. A hypochromic, crescentic erythrocyte, probably resulting from artifactual rupture with loss of hemoglobin. Synonyms: achromacyte, achromatocyte, ghost corpuscle, phantom corpuscle, Ponfick shadow, shadow corpuscle, shadow3, Traube corpuscle
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