anucleate


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anucleate

without a nucleus or nuclei.
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The constellation of cytologic features that support a diagnosis of pilomatricoma include fibrillar pink material surrounding clusters of basaloid cells, anucleate ghost cells, calcification, multinucleated giant cells, and keratin debris (Fig.
Among lepidopterans, some of the sperm transferred is apryene or anucleate, and these are also suggested to be used for female nourishment (Boggs 1995).
This, together with mammalian anucleate, 5-10 micron diameter, blood cells observed on glass slides (Figure 4D), suggests that the source of blood may be associated with the accidental cutting of a hand during use in the past.
Platelets are circulating anucleate disc shaped cells that are responsible for the initiation of primary hemostasis, which repair injury to the vascular endothelium.
The abundant anucleate (dead) keratin squames account for the flaky, pearly-white otoscopic (gross) appearance of cholesteatomas.
For example, in lepidopterans, males produce both apyrene sperm that are anucleate and therefore can not function in fertilization and eupyrene sperm that contain DNA (e.
Hyperkeratosis is histologically recognized by the presence of polygonal, lightly staining, anucleate cells, which are often folded over each other or arranged in layers covering surface epithelium (Figures 1 and 2).
1] Platelets are small anucleate heterogeneous blood elements of varying density and size.
In a series of investigations, Bill and his students and colleagues showed that marginal bands occur widely in the circulating cells of invertebrates from several phyla, in dogfish and amphibians, but also in very young, developing marsupials and in camelids (the requisite exception), which have anucleate, but elliptical erythrocytes.
The active platelet: translation and protein synthesis in an anucleate cell.
The central core of a cholesteatoma is made up of anucleate keratin squamae.