oat cell

noun

Definition of oat cell

  1. :  any of the small round or oval cells with a high ratio of nuclear protoplasm to cytoplasm that resemble oat grains and are characteristic of a small-cell lung cancer

1903

First Known Use of oat cell

1903


Medical Dictionary

oat cell

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noun \ˈōt-\

Medical Definition of oat cell

  1. :  any of the small round or oval cells with a high ratio of nuclear protoplasm to cytoplasm that resemble oat grains and are characteristic of small-cell lung cancer


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