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Medical Term:

rouleaux formation


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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