from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A granular cell in connective tissue. Also
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Park SS, Kim JS, Tessarollo L, Owens JD, Peng L, et al. (2005) Insertion of c-Myc into Igh induces B-cell and plasma-cell neoplasms in mice.
He doesn't attribute this to loss by urination, which would suggest a plasma-cell cancer called multiple myeloma, or loss by defecation, which would implicate his pancreatic cancer history, "Keim speculates with abandon.