TITLE

syncytium

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2127
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "syncytium" is presented. It refers to cells in which the protoplasm of one cell is united with that of adjoining cells.
ACCESSION #
21247649

 

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