Medical Definition of Spherocytosis

1. A condition in which erythrocytes lose their biconcave shape and become spherical. It occurs as cells age and is also found in individuals with abnormal cytoskeletal proteins, (hereditary spherocytosis, a disorder that leads to haemolytic anaemia). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spherocytosis

spherizes
spherizing
sphero-
spherobacteria
spherocobaltite
spherocobaltites
spheroconic
spheroconics
spherocylinder
spherocylinders
spherocylindrical lens
spherocyte
spherocytes
spherocytic anaemia
spherocytic jaundice
spherocytosis (current term)
spherograph
spherographs
spheroid
spheroid articulation
spheroid calcification
spheroid colony
spheroid joint
spheroidal
spheroidally
spheroidals
spheroidical
spheroids
spheromak
spheromaks

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