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. Although it is too early to predict whether larger studies will concur with their findings, the additional data from the Cell-CT could provide new parameters for the cytopathologist.
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. The cells have eosinophilic to clear cytoplasm with hyperchromatic nuclei (figure 2).
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. Few perivascular inflammatory cells were present.
Histologically, SNUC shows small to medium-sized cells with large ovoid nuclei and a high nucleus-to-cytoplasm ratio. The cells may be arranged in sheets, nests, trabeculae, and ribbons.
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).