Langhans giant cell

noun

Medical Definition of Langhans giant cell

: any of the large cells found in the lesions of some granulomatous conditions (as leprosy and tuberculosis) and containing a number of peripheral nuclei arranged in a circle or in the shape of a horseshoe

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“Langhans giant cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Langhans%20giant%20cell. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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