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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.
dorsal surface of scapula   dorsal talonavicular bone   dorsal talonavicular ligament   dorsal tegmental decussation   dorsal thoracic artery   dorsal vagal nucleus   dorsal vein of corpus callosum   dorsal veins of clitoris   (1)
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