Cabot rings

(kab′ŏt )

[Richard C. Cabot, U.S. physician, 1868-1939]
Blue-staining threadlike inclusions of unknown origin, found in the red blood cells in severe anemia. They may appear as rings, figures-of-eight, or twists. They seem to be parts of the nucleus, with histones and iron but no DNA.

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