Medical Definition of Schuffner's dots
: punctate granulations present in red blood cells invaded by the tertian malaria parasite—compare maurer's dots
Biographical Note for schuffner's dots
Schüffner \ˈshuef-nər\play ,
Wilhelm August Paul (1867–1949), German pathologist. In 1904 Schüffner described small round granules appearing in the red blood cells of malarial patients; they are now known as Schuffner's dots.
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