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OVALOCYTIC ANAEMIA

Anaemia characterised by elliptical erythrocytes (ovalocytes) resembling those observed normally in camels; 1 to 15% of erythrocytes in nonanaemic persons may be oval, but greater proportions are observed in determined patients with microcytic anaemia. See: elliptocytosis. Synonym: cameloid anaemia, ovalocytic anaemia.
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