multinucleated


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multinucleated

characterized by having more than one nucleus per cell.

multinucleated giant cell
see giant cell.
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TRAP-positive cells were counted as multinucleated osteoclasts, and the data were subjected to statistical analysis.
The feature of multiple multinucleated giant cells dispersed regularly within the spindle-cell stroma allows histologic distinction from many other giant cell-containing processes.
Osteoclasts were identified as large multinucleated TRAP-positive (red coloured) cells located on the bone perimeter within a resorption lacunae [18].
Also osteoclast like multinucleated cells were more in OVX group of rat bones and decreased after electrical stimulation.
These cells demonstrated basophilic staining and some were multinucleated and had cytoplasmic vacuoles around the edges of the cells.
He opined that such vesicular eruptions were typical of Herpes zoster and confirmed it with Tzanck smear which showed characteristic multinucleated syncitial giant cell (Fig.
Histologic findings on biopsy of the temporal artery can include mononuclear cell infiltration; granulomatous inflammation, usually with multinucleated giant cells, intimal proliferation, and vascular occlusion.
Microbiology revealed no organisms, but histological investigation suggested an eosinophilic granuloma with dense eosinophilic infiltrates, histiocytes and scanty multinucleated giant cells.
Findings may include a dense fibroblastic stroma, areas of cystic degeneration, osteoid, microfractures, haemorrhage, macrophages with hemosiderin, and multinucleated osteoclastic giant cells.
Many of these plasma cells were binucleated with some multinucleated, forming plasmacytomas.
Biopsies of the antrum again showed noncaseating granuloma, and biopsies of the fundus showed chronic gastritis with multinucleated giant cells.
Normally the multinucleated cells and membrane-bound particles of syncytium undergo controlled apoptosis.