schistocytosis

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schis·to·cy·to·sis

 (shĭs′tə-sī-tō′sĭs)
n.
1. Fragmentation of a red blood cell.
2. The presence or accumulation of schistocytes in the blood.
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Guidet, "Schizocytosis in pernicious anemia mimicking thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura," The American Journal of Medicine, vol.
Zittoun et al., "Hemolysis and schizocytosis, malabsorption and the 'folate trap': unusual semiological peculiarities associated with vitamin B12 deficiency," La Revue de Medecine Interne, vol.
[Hemolysis and schizocytosis, malabsorption and the "folate trap": unusual semiological peculiarities associated with vitamin B12 deficiency].