One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The presence of red blood cells of variable shape in the blood, characteristically seen in anaemias; the formation of poikilocytes.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Austin Flint (1812–1886). From poikilo- + -cytosis, after German Poikilocytose.
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