Medical Dictionary

athrocytosis

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

Medical Definition of athrocytosis

plural

athrocytoses

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  1. :  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


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