Meaning of poikilocyte in English:

poikilocyte

Pronunciation /ˈpɔɪkɪlə(ʊ)sʌɪt/

noun

Medicine
  • An irregularly shaped (often elongated or pointed) red blood cell, characteristically seen in anaemias.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science. From poikilo- + -cyte, after poikilocytosis.