physaliphorous

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phys·a·liph·or·ous

(fis'ă-lif'ŏr-ŭs),
Having bubbles or vacuoles.
Synonym(s): physaliferous
[G. physallis, bladder, bubble, + phoros, bearing]

physaliphorous

(fĭs″ă-lĭf′ō-rŭs)
Pert. to a highly vacuolated cell present in a chordoma.
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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 cells.