Pick cell

Pick cell

(pik),
a relatively large, rounded or polygonal, mononuclear cell, with indistinctly or palely staining, foamlike cytoplasm that contains numerous droplets of a phosphatide, sphingomyelin; such cells are widely distributed in the spleen and other tissues, especially those rich in reticuloendothelial components, in patients with Niemann-Pick disease.
Synonym(s): Niemann-Pick cell

Pick cell

(pik sel)
A relatively large mononuclear cell with foamlike cytoplasm that contains numerous droplets of sphingomyelin; such cells are widely distributed in the spleen and other tissues in patients with Niemann-Pick disease.
Synonym(s): Niemann-Pick cell.

Pick,

Ludwig, German physician, 1868-1935.
Niemann-Pick cell - Synonym(s): Pick cell
Niemann-Pick disease - see under Niemann
Pick cell - a relatively large mononuclear cell widely distributed in the spleen and other tissues in Niemann-Pick disease. Synonym(s): Niemann-Pick cell
Pick tubular adenoma - a testicular tumor. Synonym(s): androblastoma
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AGVs can place products directly into the pick cell and then leave for other tasks, increasing AGV utilisation.
Once the cells have divided enough to be seen with a microscope, I could pick cells off the surface--trying to get only Synechococcus--and put them back into liquid media.
These pick cells can be further divided into any number of pick zones depending on volume and picking method used--wave or batch.