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theque

 [tek] (Fr.)
a round or oval collection, or nest, of melanin-containing nevus cells occurring at the dermoepidermal junction of the skin or in the dermis proper.

thèque

(tek),
A nest or aggregation of nevocytes in the epidermis.
[Fr. a small box]
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The present case report highlights a large benign odontogenic tumor of the mandible associated with an impacted tooth with evidence of epithelial theques and focal areas of clear cells, while presenting its characteristic cystic nature superimposed by inflammation.
The epithelio-mesenchymal interface was flat in most of the areas, showing tendency for detachment from the capsule, but focal areas of epithelial theques and proliferation of the epithelium by the formation of rete ridges were evident.
In addition to the typical features, the present case also revealed theques of epithelium as well as a focal area with clear cells in the thickened epithelium.
Dominique Hausfater et Laurence Languin montrent de maniere eloquente que si les bibliotheques publiques etaient sans doute les premieres a etre touchees par les mutations technologiques et les nouvelles habitudes d'ecoute et de creation de la musique, les biblio theques de conservatoire font aujourd'hui face a ces changement dans leurs propres specificites.
Fedoroff's review appeared in the bulletin des biblio theques de France 8/9-10 (September-October 1963): 637-38, Kuhn's in Speculum 38 (1963): 388-89.