normocyte


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normocyte

[′nȯr·mə‚sīt]
(histology)
An erythrocyte having both a diameter and a mean corpuscular volume (MCV) within two standard deviations above or below the mean normal.
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Noticeable geographic differentiation of parasites between Malaysian Borneo and peninsular Malaysia was also evident in microsatellite analysis; separate studies have revealed divergence between the 2 regions at unlinked genes encoding the normocyte binding protein (10-12) and the Duffy binding protein (13,14), as well as the 18S rRNA and mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (15).
On morphology, the size of a normocyte is compared to the nucleus of a small lymphocyte (Figure 2--Slide A/B).
Lee WC, Malleret B, Lau YL, et al Glycophorin C (CD236R) mediates vivax malaria parasite resetting to normocytes.