phyllode


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phyl·lode

(fil'ōd),
A flattened leaflike petiole; applied to any structure resembling a leaf, especially to a cross-section of a neoplasm with a foliated structure, such as cystosarcoma phyllodes.
[G. phyllōdēs, like leaves, fr. phyllon, leaf, + eidos, resemblance]

phyllode

an unusual type of leaf in which the lamina is absent but the petiole is so flattened as to appear like a normal leaf, and there is still an axillary bud in the leaf node. Phyllodes are found, for example, in the grass vetch, Lathyrus nissolia.
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A 54-year-old woman with recurrent phyllodes tumor of the right breast (cytology slides not retained).
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In some species these phyllodes are so compressed in size as to be sheer thorns.
In our study, a single case of malignant cystosarcoma phyllodes was included; the aspirate revealed many malignant spindle cells.
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