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rosette

 [ro-zet´]
1. any structure or formation resembling a rose.
2. the clusters of polymorphonuclear leukocytes around a globule of lipid nuclear material, as observed in the test for disseminated lupus erythematosus.
3. a figure formed by the chromosomes in an early stage of mitosis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ro·sette

(rō-zet'),
1. The quartan malarial parasite Plasmodium malariae in its segmented or mature phase.
2. A grouping of cells characteristic of neoplasms of neuroblastic, neuroectodermal, or ependymal origin; nuclei form a ring from which neurofibrils, which can be demonstrated by silver impregnation, extend to interlace in the center (Homer-Wright rosette); arrangement of ependymal cells around a vessel (perivascular pseudorosette) or around a space or channel (transependymal rosette).
3. Roselike coiling of the uterus among certain pseudophyllidean tapeworms, such as Diphyllobothrium latum.
4. Cells of one type surrounding a cell of another type.
[Fr. a little rose]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A term for a garland-like arrangement of structures, cells or bodies around a central point or blood vessel, usually seen by light microscopy
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ro·sette

(rō-zet')
1. The quartan malarial parasite Plasmodium malariae in its segmented or mature phase.
2. A grouping of cells characteristic of neoplasms of neuroblastic or neuroectodermal origin; a number of nuclei form a ring from which neurofibrils, which can be demonstrated by silver impregnation, extend to interlace in the center.
3. Roselike coiling of the uterus among certain pseudophyllidean tapeworms, such as Diphyllobothrium latum.
[Fr. a little rose]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

rosette

  1. any rose-shaped structure, for example a circle of leaves growing from a central point.
  2. a deficiency disease in plants caused by lack of boron or zinc.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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