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Target cells

target cell

An erythrocyte in target cell anaemia, with a dark centre surrounded by a light band that again is encircled by a darker ring; it thus resembles a shooting target; such cell's also appear after splenectomy.

A cell lysed by cytotoxic t lymphocytes, as in graft rejection.

Synonym: mexican hat cell.


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