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satellitosis

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noun sat·el·lit·o·sis \ˌsat-əl-ī-ˈtō-səs\

Medical Definition of satellitosis

plural satellitoses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the usually abnormal clustering of one type of cell around another; especially :  the clustering of glial cells around neurons in the brain that is associated with certain pathological states (as oligodendroglioma)




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