acanthocytosis


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acanthocytosis

[ə‚kan·thə‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A disorder of erythrocytes in which spiny projections appear on the blood cells.
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Clinical features of ABL and homozygous FHBL can include acanthocytosis, deficiencies in fat-soluble vitamins secondary to malabsorption, atypical retinitis pigmentosa, and neuromuscular abnormalities (21).