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1. a dead cell in which the outline remains visible, but without other cytoplasmic structures or stainable nucleus;
2. an erythrocyte after loss of its hemoglobin.
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Cytology An anucleated yellow-orange squame seen in well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma
Dermatopathology Shadow cells
Hematology Achromacyte, achromatocyte, achromocyte, corps en demilune, erythrocyte ghost, ghost corpuscle, phantom cell, phantom corpuscle, shadow cell, shadow corpuscle
Oral pathology A pale, eosinophilic and swollen keratinocyte that lacks a nucleus but retains the cellular and nuclear contour, a finding characteristic of the calcifying odontogenic cyst
Parasitology Hemoglobin-depleted RBC ‘husks’ that are infected with the schizonts of Plasmodium ovale
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ghost cell(gōst sel)
1. A dead cell in which the outline remains visible, but without other cytoplasmic structures or stainable nucleus.
2. An erythrocyte after loss of its hemoglobin.
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