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Definition of the noun acanthocyte
What does acanthocyte mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- an abnormal red blood cell that has thorny projections of protoplasm
Alternative definition of the noun acanthocyte
- An irregular or spiny cell
Acanthocyte: In mycology, acanthocyte refers to stellate cells found on the hyphae of fungi of the genus Stropharia. Recent work, published in 2006, on those of Stropharia rugosoannulata has shown them to have nematode-killing properties.
- also known as 棘紅細胞
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Practical Dermatopathology (2012)
by Ronald P. Rapini
Acanthocyte is an old name for keratinocyte, and means ”prickle cell”, referring to the desmosomal spines that normally connect the cells. The process differs from spongiosis (1.9) in that acantholytic keratinocytes tend to be rounded rather ...
Clinical Pediatric Neurology (2009)
A Signs and Symptoms Approach: Expert Consult - Online and Print by Gerald M Fenichel
The acanthocyte is an abnormal erythrocyte characterized by thorny projections ...
by Michael D. Willard, Harold Tvedten
The acanthocyte is the most frequent shape change associated with RBC fragmentation in ...
by Agourram Taieb
Acanthocytes The acanthocyte is an abnormally crenated RBC. It is the consequences of a defect in the cell membrane. These cell types are observed in abetalipoproteinemia, liver disorders, and lipid metabolism disorders. Remember that ...
A Signs and Symptoms Approach by J Eric Piña-Garza
The acanthocyte is an abnormal erythrocyte characterized by thorny projections from ...
by Elizabeth Martin
acanthocyte. n. a red blood cell (erythrocyte) with abnormal projections of the cell membrane giving the cell a thorny appearance. acanthosis. n. an increase in the number of *prickle cells in the innermost layer of the epidermis, leading to ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
Acanthocyte (Carr and Rodak, 2009) acanthocytosis /akanމthǀsƯtǀމsis/ [Gk, akantha + kytos + osis, condition], the presence of acanthocytes in the circulating blood, most commonly associated with abetalipoproteinaemia, in which as many ...
acanthocyte /əkan′′thəsīt′/ [Gk, akantha + kytos, cell], an abnormal peripheral blood film erythrocyte with irregular spurlike projections. Predominant in abetalipoproteinemia; fewer occur in liver disease Compare burr ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
Acanthocyte ( Jaffe et al, 2011) acanthocytosis /akan′thōsītō′′sis/ [Gk, akantha + kytos + osis, ...
[acanthocyte + -osis] 1. the presence of acanthocytes in the blood. 2. abetalipoproteinemia. acan•thoid (e- kan0thoid) ...
by R.V. Krstic;
Acanthocyte: A term synonymously used for a crenated f erythrocyte. Acanthosomes: 1 Coated vesicles Accessory glands, of male reproductive system: f Bulbourethral glands, 1 Prostate, 1 Seminal vesicles Accessory lacrimal ...
by UN Panda
Acanthocyte 1. A thorny or peculiarly spiny erythrocyte characterized by multiple spiny cytoplasmic projections. 2. Irregularly speculated RBC (spur cells) seen in abetalipoproteinemia and severe liver disease. Acanthocytosis Arare conditionin ...
acanthocyte (a-kén'tha-sfl') N. abnormal red blood cell ( erythrocyte) with irregular projections of protoplasm, giving it a spiny or thorny appearance. acanthocytosis (a-kén'tha-stto'sis) N. presence of acanthocytes in the blood, ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Acanthocyte An abnormal ...
A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)
by John Lackie
acanthocyte A ...
Word Parts Dictionary (2000)
Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan
comb spiny; thorny (acanthocyte, acanthophorous) acar-, acari-, acarin-, acaro- [Gr. akari, mite] comb mite; tick ( acarine, acariasis, acarinosis, acarophobia) accipit- [L. accipiter, bird of prey] | base falcon; ...
Glossary Acanthocyte – Abnormally spiculated red blood cell. Endoplasmic reticulum – A cellular organelle with multiple functions, including protein processing and calcium storage.
by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero
acanthocyte (a-kan' -tho-sat): A misshapen erythrocyte with many protoplasmic projections, giving it a horny appearance; may be hereditary; seen in such conditions as abetalipoproteinaemia, severe rheumatic disease, gastric carcinoma, ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
cell canrefertoany of several typesof erythrocytes with spicules, including acanthocyte, echinocyte. copper b.(1) Sclerolaena calcarata. Hunter b. (1) Xanthium italicum. Italian cockleb. (1)Xanthium strumarium. Narrawa ...
acanthocyte /əkan′′thəsīt′/ [Gk, akantha + kytos, cell], an abnormal peripheral blood film ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
syn acanthocyte ...
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