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monomorphic

 [mon″o-mor´fik]
existing in only one form.

mon·o·mor·phic

(mon-ō-mōr'fik),
Of one shape; unchangeable in shape.
[mono- + G. morphē, shape]

monomorphic

(mŏn′ō-môr′fĭk) also

monomorphous

(-fəs)
adj.
1. Chemistry Having only one form, as one crystal form.
2. Biology Having or existing in only one form, as having only one allele of a gene or having males and females that look alike.

mon′o·mor′phism n.

mon·o·mor·phic

(mon'ō-mōr'fik)
Of one shape; unchangeable in shape.
[mono- + G. morphē, shape]
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The lymphocytes were small and, other than the monomorphous appearance, were cytologically unremarkable.
It was described as monomorphous piloid cells loosely arranged, displayed in a uniform and extensive myxoid background.
Usually caused by chronic incontinence (especially diarrhea), pseudowarts are bilaterally symmetrical, monomorphous, well-demarcated, flat-topped papules.
Pathologic examination of the biopsy specimens revealed a diffuse monomorphous population of small and medium-size lymphocytes with round to oval nuclei, prominent basophilic nucleoli, coarse chromatin, and a thick nuclear membrane; abundant mitotic figures and tingible-body macrophages were easily identified, giving rise to the classic "starry-sky" appearance (figure 3).
Clinical features include monomorphous, edematous, red papules 1-10 mm in size that appear on the cheeks, extremities, and buttocks.
Clonality may be suggested on the basis of traditional morphology if a monomorphous cell population is present, immunopathologically by showing the presence of monoclonal surface immunoglobulin (in the case of B-cell neoplasms), cytogenetically by demonstrating a recurrent chromosomal alteration such as recurrent translocation, and by molecular genetics by demonstrating the presence of a clonal B- or T-cell gene rearrangement.
Mantle cell lymphoma is characterized by a monomorphous population of small to medium-sized lymphocytes with irregular nuclei.
(1) The term "eruptive vellus hair cysts" was first used to describe a longstanding hyperpigmented, monomorphous papular eruption in two children by Esterly, Fretzin, and Pinkus in 1977.
Intrarenal solitary fibrous tumor of the kidney report of a case with emphasis on the differential diagnosis in the wide spectrum of monomorphous spindle cell tumors of the kidney.
Moreover, MM arising from acquired or congenital nevi are predominantly composed of roundish, monomorphous cells, whereas melanomas arising either de novo or from dysplastic nevi were characterized by markedly pleomorphic cells (16).
* Eruptive xanthoma affects patients with hypertriglyceridemia with a sudden onset of monomorphous erythematous to yellowish papules over the buttocks, shoulders, and ex tensor surfaces of the extremities.
As seen in this case, some patients with molluscum (5%) develop a diffuse, monomorphous, papular, or papulovesicular eruption that is an id reaction.