Literally meaning: “state of having cells of various forms”
Origin: Anc Greek
+cyte (=combining form meaning “cell” derived from anc Greek word κυτίον/cytion (=box, container)
+(-ωσις)/-osis(=+(-ωσις/(-osis)(=suffix denoting process or state)
Poikilocytosis is the presence of abnormal erythrocytes(poikilocytes) where they make up 10% or more of the total population in blood.