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stippled drawing


tr.v. stip·pled, stip·pling, stip·ples
1. To draw, engrave, or paint in dots or short strokes.
2. To apply (paint, for example) in dots or short strokes.
3. To dot, fleck, or speckle: "They crossed a field stippled with purple weeds" (Flannery O'Connor).
1. A method of drawing, engraving, or painting using dots or short strokes.
2. The effect produced by stippling.

[Dutch stippelen, frequentative of stippen, to speckle, from stip, dot, from Middle Dutch.]

stip′pler n.
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n. punteado, condición de apariencia con manchas.
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Basophilic stippling caused by denatured RNA fragments is associated with what?
Decreased villous vascularity and basophilic stippling in the basement membrane has also been observed [18].
Burton's lines and basophilic stippling on a blood smear are some of the more specific symptoms (2).
The peripheral smear findings such as macrocytes, macroovalocytes, cabot's ring, basophilic stippling, and hypersegmented neutrophils can help to get differential diagnosis of anemia due to deficiency of vitamin B12; that is megaloblastic anemia.
The blood test conducted in our ED revealed hypochromic microcytic anemia with basophilic stippling of the erythrocytes, decreased hemoglobin concentration of 9.4 g/dL, and hematocrit level of 27.9%.
The blood smear has typical thalassemic features, including hypochromia, target cells, basophilic stippling, occasional microcytes, and red cell fragments [10].
Peripheral Blood Smear Examination (Under Leishman Stain) Hypochromia Target Cell Microcytosis Polychromasia Anisocytosis Normoblast Poikilocytosis Basophilic Stippling Spherocytes c.
Hemoglobin level was 8.3 g/dL (normal range for age and sex of patient = 12.5-15.0 g/dL), and peripheral blood smear showed normochromic, normocytic red blood cells with basophilic stippling. A BLL was obtained and found to be 85.8 [micro]g/dL.
Peripheral smear revealed basophilic stippling, nucleated red blood cells, and absence of schistocytes.