nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio

nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio

, nuclear-to-cytoplasmic ratio
The proportion of a nucleated blood cell occupied by the nucleus. In white blood cells, the larger the nucleus (relative to the cytoplasm), the more immature the cell.
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Additional analyses revealed that stem cells were also smaller, had a higher nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio, and were less viscous than mature cells.
3) The cells possess a high nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio with scant eosinophilic cytoplasm.
They also found, contrary to the conventional understanding, a large degree of pleomorphism in normal cell nuclei, as well as "not-so-prominent" differences between normal and malignant cells in the nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio.
Stereological results of the present study ratify the propositions cited since, of the four parameters obtained from the application of stereological techniques, the nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio, cytoplasmic volume, cellular volume and cellular numerical density, all were statistically different in comparisons between the control and treated groupe.
The parenchymal cells are enlarged, with a slightly increased nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio.
Depending on the type and grade of a particular tumor, the cells may exhibit pleomorphism, a high nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio, hyperchromatism, and abnormal mitoses.
The cells are arranged in a syncytium with indistinct cell borders and a very high nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio (figure 2).
The cytoplasm within the neoplastic cells was eosinophilic, and there was a moderately increased nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio.
Histologically, SNUC shows small to medium-sized cells with large ovoid nuclei and a high nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio.
The cells have an increased nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio, cellular enlargement, profound pleomorphism, and prominent, irregular, brightly eosinophilic macronucleoli (figure 2, B).
The cells exhibit an increased nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio, cellular enlargement, profound pleomorphism, and prominent, irregular, brightly eosinophilic macronucleoli (figure 2, B).