Obsolete term for a relatively small giant cell sometimes formed in tubercles.
[platy- + G. kytos, cell]
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platycyteAn obsolete term that formerly dignified a tuberculosis-type multinucleated giant cell that has fewer than its usual allotment of nuclei.
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