Definition of acanthocytosis in English:

acanthocytosis

noun

Medicine
  • A medical condition characterized by the presence of acanthocytes; specifically abetalipoproteinemia.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Lancet. From acanthocyte + -osis, after French acanthocytose.

Pronunciation:

acanthocytosis

/əˌkanθə(ʊ)sʌɪˈtəʊsɪs/