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Medical Term:

Cabot ring bodies

Pronunciation: kab′ŏt


ring-shaped or figure-of-eight structures that stain red with Wright stain, found in red blood cells in severe anemias, possibly a remnant of the nuclear membrane; a form of basophilic degenerative process.

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