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cellularity

 [sel″u-lar´ĭ-te]
the state of a tissue or other mass as regards the number of its constituent cells.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cel·lu·lar·i·ty

(sel'yū-lar'i-tē),
The degree, quality, or condition of cells that are present.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cel·lu·lar·i·ty

(sel'yū-lar'i-tē)
The degree, quality, or condition of cells that are present.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In PT, areas with marked overgrowth and stromal cellularity with leaflike stromal fronds may be present only as minor foci within a seemingly fibroadenoma.
(1.) Chen L, Liu M, Bao J, Xia Y, Zhang J, Zhang L, et al., The correlation between apparent diffusion coefficient and tumor cellularity in patients: a meta-analysis.
Visceral organ mass and cellularity in growth-restricted and refed beef steers.
Caption: Figure 4: Presurgical images of a 52-year old GBM patient show a ring-enhancing mass with central necrosis on the T1 postcontrast image (a), disrupted blood brain barrier on leakage [[lambda].sup.tr] (b) and vessel density on [V.sub.p] (c) maps overlaid on the T1-weighted image, and cellularity on the diffusion-weighted image (DWI) (d).
However, part of the primary lesion showed conspicuous nucleoli and high cellularity, consistent with atypical carcinoid according to the former criteria [9].
Fibroblastic cells are spindled to stellate with variable cellularity set in a collagenous stroma.
The pathology result was high grade malign mesenchymal tumor with high cellularity, extensive necrosis, mitosis 40/10 BBA, and moderate atypia.
In addition, histologic features, such as cellularity and mitosis, may be misinterpreted as a malignancy.
Two months after uncomplicated normal vaginal delivery, the patient presented to the hospital with aplastic anemia, evident by her complete blood count: WBC of 1 x [10.sup.9]/L, absolute neutrophil count (ANC) of 0.05, Hb of 7.8g/dL, and Plt of 5 x [10.sup.9], and the bone marrow biopsy revealed markedly reduced cellularity with many lymphoid aggregates and no clear dysplastic changes or evidence of malignancy.
The major prognostic features were cellularity, mitotic rate, and nuclear grade in a 3 step classification by Folpe and Weiss (4) grouping OFMT in a) typical form with low cellularity, mitotic rate <2/50 HPF, and low nuclear grade; b) malignant form with high cellularity and nuclear grade, mitotic rate >2/50 HPF; and c) atypical with intermediate grade between a and b.
All these cases had low cellularity leading to nondiagnostic material or an erroneous benign diagnosis.

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