Heinz bodies

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Heinz bodies

[′hīnts ‚bäd·ēz]
(pathology)
Refractile spots seen in erythrocytes in hemolytic anemia that may represent denatured globulin.
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Their presence results in the so-called congenital Heinz body hemolytic anemia.
Studies of hemoglobin denaturation and Heinz body formation in the unstable hemoglobins.