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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Some, such as haemoglobin H inclusions and Heinz bodies can only be appreciated with supravital staining [14].
Staining solution for Heinz bodies was prepared by dissolving 0.
Heinz bodies were counted as violet coloured objects after staining the blood smear with 0.