TITLE

Reed-Sternberg cell

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1863
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Reed-Sternberg cell" is presented. It refers to a large, malignant, multinucleated B lymphocyte. Its presence indicates the presence of Hodgkin's disease.
ACCESSION #
21243704

 

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