oncocyte


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on·co·cyte

(ong'kō-sīt),
A large, granular, acidophilic tumor cell containing numerous mitochondria; a neoplastic oxyphil cell.
[onco- + G. kytos, cell]

oncocyte

/on·co·cyte/ (ong´ko-sīt″) a large epithelial cell with an extremely acidophilic and granular cytoplasm, containing vast numbers of mitochondria; such cells may undergo neoplastic transformation.oncocyt´ic

on·co·cyte

(on'kō-sīt)
A large, granular, acidophilic tumor cell containing numerous mitochondria; a neoplastic oxyphil cell.
[onco- + G. kytos, cell]

oncocyte

oxyphil cells with acidophilic and granular cytoplasm, found in the endocrine glands and epithelial tissues.
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Shahin Ratli and Daylon James of the Weill Cornell Medical College is both elegant and useful, and may provide a means to generate virtually limitless quantities of high quality vascular cells," said OncoCyte CEO Joseph Wagner.
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