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Acanthocyte (acanthocytus; Greek akantha – an edge, a thorn, an awn, a prickle + a gist. cytus – a cell) – an erythrocyte from 5-10 by long narrow acanthoid outgrowths. Acanthocytes are found at an abetalipoproteinemiya.

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