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Referring to an orderly two-dimensional reticulated or net-like pattern with relative periodicity, seen in cytology specimens, in which the pattern often corresponds to flattened epithelium and occurs when cells respect their mates; thus, it usually indicates a benign process. Honeycombing is also described in imaging and corresponds to patterned fibrosis, calcification or angiogenesis

honeycomb

a structure of waxy hexagonal cells produced by HONEY BEES and in which young are reared and honey stored.

honeycomb

a mosaic of closely packed units with depressed centers giving a honeycomb appearance.

honeycomb ringworm
see favus.
honeycomb stomach
reticulum.
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