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Red blood cell shapes. Cup-shaped stomatocytes, next to normal biconcave discoctyes.Citation: Khairy, K., Foo, J. & Howard, J. Cel. Mol. Bioeng. (2008) 1: 173. License: CC-BY-NC-3.0

Stomatocytes are misshapen erythrocytes (red blood cells) that are cup-shaped.[1]

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  1. Khairy, Khaled; Foo, JiJinn; Howard, Jonathon (September 3, 2008). "Shapes of Red Blood Cells: Comparison of 3D Confocal Images with the Bilayer-Couple Model". Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. 1 (2): 173. doi:10.1007/s12195-008-0019-5. ISSN 1865-5033. PMC 2963995. PMID 21031149.