hepatoid

(redirected from hepatoid cells)

hep·a·toid

(hep'ă-toyd),
Resembling or like the liver.
[hepato- + G. eidos, resemblance]

hepatoid

/hep·a·toid/ (hep´ah-toid) resembling the liver.

hep·a·toid

(hep'ă-toyd)
Resembling or like the liver.
[hepato- + G. eidos, resemblance]

hepatoid

resembling the liver in its structure.

hepatoid cells
polygonal cells with abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm and small, round nucleus, resembling a hepatocyte and found in perianal glands of dogs.
hepatoid gland
see perianal gland.
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Recently, it has been proposed that suprasellar pleomorphic neoplasms be classified as suprasellar germ cell tumors rather than craniopharyngiomas based on the following criteria: (1) mildline suprasellar location; (2) varying populations of neoplastic cells composed of a mixture of germinatous (seminoma/ dysgerminoma-like) areas, hepatoid cells, and areas with intestinal or respiratory epithelial differentiation; and (3) positive staining for alpha-fetoprotein (KOESTNER, 1999; NYSKA et al.