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a fusiform cell, such as those in the deeper layers of the cerebral cortex.
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A spindle-shaped cell characteristic of certain tumors.
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spindle cellA generic term for an elonged and/or fusiform cell, regardless of origin.
Mesenchymal, epithelial, lymphoproliferative; in general, mesenchymal spindle cells—e..g., fibroblasts and myofibroblasts—are benign and are normally found in stromal tissues; spindled epithelial cells are uncommon and usually seen in poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma, hairy cell leukaemia, and various sarcomas.
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spin·dle cell(spin'dĕl sel)
A fusiform cell, such as those in the deeper layers of the cerebral cortex.
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