Türk cell

noun \ˈtirk-\
variants: or

Türk's cell

Definition of Türk cell

  1. :  a large cell resembling a lymphocyte, having densely basophilic cytoplasm and eccentric nucleus with peripheral chromatin and central clear area, and being rare in normal blood but commonly present in diseases of lymphoid tissues

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Origin and Etymology of türk cell

after Wilhelm Türk †1916 Austrian physician


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