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elliptocytosis

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noun el·lip·to·cy·to·sis \ i-ˌlip-tə-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs \

medical Definition of elliptocytosis

plural elliptocytoses play \-ˌsēz\
:a human hereditary trait manifested by the presence in the blood of red blood cells which are oval in shape with rounded ends called also ovalocytosis

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