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A descriptor for an oval cell often invested with a linear groove
Gynecologic pathology A coelomic epithelial cell often seen in Brenner tumours of the ovary; similar cells are described in granulosa cell tumours which, when multi-nucleated, may appear as ‘florettes’, and are a degenerative phenomenon
Microbiology A descriptor for Pneumocystis carinii trophozoites, which have also been likened to a ‘folded envelope’
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