Obsolete term for acanthocytosis. SYN: acanthocytosis.

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acan·thro·cy·to·sis (ə-kan″thro-si-toґsis) acanthocytosis.

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  • acanthocytosis — A rare condition in which the majority of erythrocytes are acanthocytes; a regular feature of abetalipoproteinemia; also sometimes present in severe hepatocellular disease. SYN: acanthrocytosis. * * * acan·tho·cy·to·sis (ə kan″tho si… …   Medical dictionary

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