gemistocyte

An alternative term for gemistocytic astrocyte. ... Origin: G. Gemistos, loaded, fr. Gemizo, to fill, + -cyte ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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gemistocyte

Type: Term Pronunciation: jĕ-mis′tō-sīt Synonyms: gemistocytic astrocyte
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Gemistocyte

A gemistocyte (sg. t {respell|je|MIS|tə-syt}) is a swollen, reactive astrocyte. These cells usually appear during acute injury; after that, they gradually shrink in size. Gemistocytes are also found in some chronic diseases and within certain brain tumors, which suggests the presence of a long-lasting pathological reaction. In the context of canc...
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