Physaliferous | definition of physaliferous by Medical dictionary
physaliphorous (redirected from physaliferous)
Having bubbles or vacuoles.
[G. physallis, bladder, bubble, + phoros, bearing]
Pert. to a highly vacuolated cell present in a chordoma.
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Was considered in view of clival location; however, the characteristic large physaliferous
cells were not evident and we ruled out the same.
The left neck mass was composed of nests of large physaliferous
cells with vacuolated cytoplasm surrounded by abundant myxoid material, consistent with chordoma (Figure 2).
6) The diagnosis of chordoma can be confirmed by the presence of physaliferous
cells in a lobular arrangement.
Chordoma can also enter the differential diagnosis because of the growth in cords and the presence of myxoid stroma, but it should show a destructive lobulated pattern and multivacuolated physaliferous
The possibility of Parachordoma is ruled out due to the absence of physaliferous