a polygonal mosaiclike figure formed by a group of myofibrils, as seen in the cross-section of a skeletal muscle fiber examined under the microscope; a shrinkage artifact of fixation.
Synonym(s): Cohnheim field
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Cohnheim,Julius F., German histologist, pathologist, and physiologist, 1839-1884.
Cohnheim area - a shrinkage artifact of fixation. Synonym(s): Cohnheim field
Cohnheim field - Synonym(s): Cohnheim area
Cohnheim theory - that neoplasms originate from various cell rests. Synonym(s): emigration theory
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