- Howell’s bodies
- Jolly’s bodies
Spherical granules seen in erythrocytes in slides of stained blood.
Spherical granules, 1-2 µ, seen in erythrocytes in slides of stained blood. They are thought to be nuclear particles. The bodies are seen in cases of congenital absence of the spleen; following splenectomy, in haemolytic anaemia, in percicious anaemia, in thalassaemia, and in leukaemia.
- W. H. Howell:
The life-history of the formed elements of the blood, especially the red blood corpuscles.
Journal of Morphology, New York, 1890-91, 4: 57-116.
- J. M. J. Jolly:
Sur la formation des globules rouges des mammifères.
Comptes rendus de la Société de Biologie, Paris, 1905, 58: 528-531.
Recherches sur la formation des globules rouges des mammiféres.
Archives d’anatomie microscopique, 1907, 9: 133-314.
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