Definition of Acanthocyte

1. Noun. An abnormal red blood cell that has thorny projections of protoplasm.

Generic synonyms: Erythrocyte, Rbc, Red Blood Cell



Definition of Acanthocyte

1. Noun. An irregular or spiny cell ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Acanthocyte

1. An erythrocyte characterised by multiple spiny cytoplasmic projections, as in acanthocytosis. Synonym: acanthrocyte. Origin: acantho-+ G. Kytos, cell (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acanthocyte

acanthi
acanthin
acanthins
acanthion
acanthite
acanthocarpous
acanthocephala
acanthocephalan
acanthocephalans
acanthocephaliasis
acanthocephalid
acanthocephalids
acanthocephalous
acanthocyte (current term)
acanthocytosis
acanthodian
acanthodians
acanthoid
acantholyses
acantholysis
acantholytic
acanthoma
acanthoma adenoides cysticum
acanthoma fissuratum
acanthomatous
acanthophorous

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