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phys·a·lis

(fis'ă-lis),
A vacuole in a giant cell found in certain malignant neoplasms, such as chordoma.
[G. physallis, a bladder]

phys·a·lis

(fis'ăl-is)
A vacuole in a giant cell found in certain malignant neoplasms, such as chordoma.
[G. physallis, a bladder]

physalis

(fĭs′ă-lĭs) [Gr. physallis, bubble]
A large vacuole present in the cell of certain malignancies such as a chondroma.

Physalis

genus of plants in the family Solanaceae; suspected of poisoning livestock. Includes P. minima, P. peruviana. Called also wild ground cherry.
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