Rouget, Charles M.B.

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Charles M.B., French physiologist, 1824-1904.
Rouget cell - a cell with several slender processes that embraces the capillary wall in amphibia. Synonym(s): capillary pericyte
Rouget muscle - the circular fibers of the ciliary muscle. Synonym(s): circular fibers
Rouget-Neumann sheath - the amorphous ground substance between an osteocyte and the lacunar or canalicular wall.
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The term haemangiopericytoma was for the first time used by Stout & Murray (1942) to designate a peculiar type of vascular tumour involving capillary pericytes.
Capillary pericytes express one of the major angiogenic growth factors, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF).
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