elliptocyte

noun

el·​lip·​to·​cyte i-ˈlip-tə-ˌsīt How to pronounce elliptocyte (audio)
: an elliptical red blood cell

called also ovalocyte

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“Elliptocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/elliptocyte. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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