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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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Some species display both types of leaves in their lifetime: phyllodes in their youth and pinnately compound true leaves in their adulthood.
Cystosarcoma phyllodes is a rare breast neoplasm that was first described by Muller in 1838.
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The things that look like leaves are, in fact, flattened stems called phyllodes.
Instead of leaves, this species has dark green, sickle-shaped phyllodes, which are petioles that take the form and function of leaves.
Physiological comparisons of true leaves and phyllodes in Acacia mangium seedlings.
We report a case of a malignant phyllodes tumour of the prostate, an extremely rare neoplasm, which was treated with surgery, radiation, and multiple chemotherapy regimens.
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The 15-year-old is believed to be the youngest person ever diagnosed with a malignant phyllodes tumour.