Dacrocyte

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Dacrocytes (teardrop cells)

A dacrocyte (or dacryocyte) is a type of poikilocyte that is shaped like a teardrop (a "teardrop cell"). A marked increase of dacrocytes is known as "dacrocytosis".

Dacrocytosis can be associated with myelophthisic anemia, commonly caused by myelofibrosis.[1]

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