acanthocyte

Cell with projecting spikes; most commonly applied to erythrocytes where the condition may be caused naturally by abetalipoproteinaemia or experimentally by manipulating the lipid composition of the plasma membrane.

acanthocyte

[n] - an abnormal red blood cell that has thorny projections of protoplasm
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acanthocyte

An erythrocyte characterised by multiple spiny cytoplasmic projections, as in acanthocytosis. ... Synonym: acanthrocyte. ... Origin: acantho-+ G. Kytos, cell ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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acanthocyte

noun an abnormal red blood cell that has thorny projections of protoplasm
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acanthocyte

(ә-kan´tho-sīt) a erythrocyte with small spikes on the surface, of normal or slightly reduced size, seen in congenital abetalipoproteinemia, cirrhosis, hemolytic anemia, hepatitis of the newborn, vitamin E deficiency, and hypercholesterolemia. Called also spur cell.
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Acanthocyte

[mycology] In mycology, acanthocyte refers to stellate cells found on the hyphae of fungi of the genus Stropharia. Recent work, published in 2006, on those of Stropharia rugosoannulata has shown them to have nematode-killing properties. ...
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acanthocyte

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-kan′thō-sīt Definitions: 1. An erythrocyte characterized by multiple spiny cytoplasmic projections, as in acanthocytosis.
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Acanthocyte

Acanthocyte (from the Greek word acantha, meaning `thorn`), in human biology and medicine, refers to a form of red blood cell that has a spiked cell membrane, due to abnormal thorny projections. A similar term is spur cells. Acanthocytes have coarse, irregularly-spaced, variably sized crenations, resembling many-pointed stars. They are seen on b.....
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