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Pronunciation: ro-pal'o-si-to'sis

Definition: Formation of numerous processes of erythroid cells, which in ultrathin sections appear clubshaped, associated with cytoplasmic vesicles and found in some diseases of the blood.

[G. ropalon, club, + kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

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