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spherocyte spher·o·cyte (sfēr’ə-sīt’, sfěr’-)
A small spherical red blood cell, characteristic of hereditary spherocytosis and of certain hemolytic anemias.
spher’o·cyt’ic (-sĭt’ĭk) adj.


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