Medical Dictionary

athrocytosis

noun ath·ro·cy·to·sis \ˌath-rə-sī-ˈtō-səs\
plural ath·ro·cy·to·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ATHROCYTOSIS

:  the capacity of some cells (as of the proximal convoluted tubule of the kidney) to pick up foreign material and store it in granular form in the cytoplasm
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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