A condition of the blood in which the red blood cells are abnormally fragile.

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fra·gil·o·cy·to·sis frə-.jil-ō-(.)sī-'tō-səs n, pl -to·ses -.sēz an abnormal state characterized by the presence of fragilocytes in the blood

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fra·gilo·cy·to·sis (frə-jil″o-si-toґsis) the presence of fragilocytes in the blood, as seen in some types of hemolytic anemia and spherocytosis.

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