Target-cell definitions

A cell selectively affected by a particular agent, such as a virus, drug, or hormone.
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An abnormal red blood cell having a dark center surrounded by a light band that is itself encircled by a darker ring, seen in certain anemias and after splenectomy.
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Any cell having a specific receptor for an antibody, antigen or hormone.
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An abnormal red blood cell with a ringed appearance, associated with some anemias.
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