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Descriptor English:   Heinz Bodies 
Descriptor Spanish:   Cuerpos de Heinz 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Corpos de Heinz 
Synonyms English:   Bodies, Heinz  
Tree Number:   A11.118.290.330.315.335
Definition English:   Abnormal intracellular inclusions, composed of denatured hemoglobin, found on the membrane of red blood cells. They are seen in thalassemias, enzymopathies, hemoglobinopathies, and after splenectomy. 
History Note English:   68(63) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
DE drug effects EN enzymology
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
RE radiation effects TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   6516 
Unique Identifier:   D006366 

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