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Bite Cell
-Red cells from which denatured, precipitated masses of hemoglobin have been pitted by the spleen. The precipitation is the result of oxidative injury to hemoglobin by drugs or by the denaturation of unstable mutant hemoglobins.

-The bites can range from large "bites" to tiny "nibbles".

Bite Cell : 1000X