acanthocyte


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acanthocyte

[ə′kan·thō‚sīt]
(pathology)
A crenated red cell which has a distinctive spiky outline.
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2006) which produce specialized structure of large spike cell called acanthocytes (Farr, 1980), which mechanically destroy nematodes eggs as well as J2.
Approximately 50% acanthocytes were observed in the peripheral smear (Figure-1, diluted with saline).
Acanthocytes present, abundant on rhizomorphs and scattered in the hymenium and stem.
rugosoannulata spores can be seen in Figure 1, showing that the acanthocytes sheared the nematodes while they were moving.
Other clinical manifestations are serum [alpha]-tocopherol concentrations below or at the lower limit of the reference interval and abnormal erythrocyte morphology with characteristic acanthocytes, as seen in persons with vitamin E deficiency (4).
Acanthocytes are found more frequently in peripheral smears from patients with AD; in some individuals, this increase was noted a decade before the onset of dementia.
However, this system relies on erythrocyte volume and size, and the flow cytometer distinguishes erythrocytes on the basis of cellular diameter but cannot recognize dysmorphic erythrocytes with altered shape, such as acanthocytes or codocytes (8).
less than]5%-10%) target cells, acanthocytes, spherocytes, and Pappenheimer bodies.
We've eliminated "occ'l" when describing elliptocytes, target cells, burr cells, schistocytes, acanthocytes, and teardrop cells.