TITLE

pyknocyte

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1827
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "pyknocyte" is presented, which refers to a form of spiculed red cell.
ACCESSION #
21243033

 

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