Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A red blood cell having an abnormal shape as a result of fragmentation that occurs as the cell flows through damaged small vessels.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A segmenting blood-cell.

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  • noun a red blood cell that has been fragmented by passage through damaged small vessels

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek skhistos, split; see schist + –cyte.]

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From schisto- + -cyte.

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