stippling

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Related to basophilic stippling: Heinz bodies, Pappenheimer bodies, target cells

stippling

[′stip·liŋ]
(graphic arts)
Graduation of shading by numerous separate touches; shadow areas on charts, for instance, are sometimes indicated by numerous dots decreasing in density as the depth increases.

stippling

Dotted or pebbly-textured finish of any kind.