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Medical Term:

rouleaux formation

Definition

the arrangement of red blood cells in fluid blood (or in diluted suspensions) with their biconcave surfaces in apposition, thereby forming groups that resemble stacks of coins.

Synonym(s): pseudoagglutination2

[Fr. pl. of rouleau, a roll]

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