American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A relatively inactive, immobile macrophage found in normal connective tissue. Also called fixed macrophage.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tissue-forming cell, as in sponges.
- n. a macrophage that is found in connective tissue
- Greek histion, web, diminutive of histos; see stā- in Indo-European roots + -cyte. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The scientists propose that several centuries ago, a histiocyte cell in a dog or a wolf turned cancerous.”
“These models are limited by their xenogeneic nature, whereas the DR4 mice described here provide cases of spontaneous disease with morphological and phenotypic similarities to human T cell/histiocyte rich DLBCL and HL with characteristic H/RS-like cells.”
“Sorbara L, Cheng RZ, Pittaluga S, et al. (2002) T-cell/histiocyte-rich large B-cell lymphoma: a heterogeneous entity with derivation from germinal center B cells.”
“(LTCL), lymphoblastic B cell lymphoma (LBCL), diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the histiocyte/T cell rich variant of DLBCL (DLBCL-HA/T cell rich DLBCL), splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL), follicular B cell lymphoma (FBL) and plasmacytoma (PCT).”
“Half of the DLBCL belonged to the morphological histiocyte-associated variant DLBCL-HA (”
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denoting a mature cell
Words that will probably only come in handy for the GRE or whatnot.
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