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elliptocytosis

noun el·lip·to·cy·to·sis \i-ˌlip-tə-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs\
plural el·lip·to·cy·to·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ELLIPTOCYTOSIS

:  a human hereditary trait manifested by the presence in the blood of red blood cells which are oval in shape with rounded ends—called also ovalocytosis; compare sickle-cell trait

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