spur cell


: acanthocyte
Spur cells (acanthocytes), most often found in advanced alcoholic cirrhosis, reflect a still greater increase in membrane cholesterol.Paul D. Berk, in Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 22nd edition

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“Spur cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spur%20cell. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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