Red cells indexed by morphological appearance


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1. Terms applied to groups of red cells

2. Circulating erythrocytes from early stages of maturation

3. Erythrocytes with altered size or haemoglobin content

4. Abnormal shapes with irregular or sharp-ended form

5. Abnormal shapes but with rounded and regular form

6. Cells with abnormal haemoglobin distribution on fixed film

7. Spiculated erythrocyte types

8. Erythrocytes with inclusion bodies