Heinz body

noun
\ ˈhīnts- How to pronounce Heinz body (audio) \

Medical Definition of Heinz body

: a cellular inclusion in a red blood cell that consists of damaged aggregated hemoglobin and is associated with some forms of hemolytic anemia

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“Heinz body.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Heinz%20body. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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