eryth·ro·clast (ə-rithґro-klast) [erythro- + -klast] ghost cell.

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  • ghost cell — 1. a keratinized anucleate cell with an unstained, shadowy center where the nucleus had been. Called also shadow c. 2. a degenerating or fragmented erythrocyte with no hemoglobin; cf. achromocyte. Called also erythroclast and shadow c …   Medical dictionary

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