Maurer's dot


Mau·​rer's dot
: one of the coarse granulations present in red blood cells invaded by the falciparum malaria parasite

Word History


after Georg Maurer, born 1909 German physician in Sumatra

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“Maurer's dot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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