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Platelets

Definitions of platelets often describe them as ‘fragments’ of cells and in figures they are often small blobs with little indication of what they actually do. At the turn of the 20th century they were even dismissed as ‘the dust of the blood’. This implication that platelets are passive bits of cytoplasm floating through the […]

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Stomatocyte

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Spherocyte

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Siderocyte

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Schistocyte

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Reticulocyte

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Pyknocyte

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Microcyte

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Macrocyte

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Knizocyte