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polypoid degeneration presenting with a buildup of fluid underneath the lining of the vocal cord, causing hoarseness.
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[Friedrich B. Reinke, Ger. anatomist, 1862–1919]
Pathological swelling of the vocal folds as a result of smoking. It causes an alteration in the pitch of the voice and may interfere with the passage of air (or medical instruments) through the folds.
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Reinke,Friedrich B., German anatomist, 1862-1919.
Reinke crystalloids - rod-shaped, crystallike structures with pointed or rounded ends present in the interstitial cells of the testis (Leydig cells) and ovary.
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