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spindle cell

Syllabification: spin·dle cell

Definition of spindle cell in English:

noun

Medicine
1A narrow, elongated cell indicating the presence of a type of sarcoma.
1.1 Zoology A narrow, elongated cell present in the blood of most nonmammalian vertebrates, functioning as a platelet.
Example sentences
  • The morphology of relatively long, beaded AFB, often with bent or folded ends, is demonstrable even when bacilli are present in spindle cells.
  • A minor component of spindle cells was also present.
  • Collagen IV was present among the spindle cells, but it did not stain the core of the rosettes.

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