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acanthocyte, spur cell
An abnormally shaped erythrocyte, often appearing contracted, that has a small number of spurlike projections.

Acanthocytes are observed in blood films taken from some people with hemolytic disorders or following splenectomy.

This entry is located in the following unit: acantho-, acanth-, -acanth, -acanths, -acanthid, -acanthous (page 2)