Mikulicz cell

noun

Mi·​ku·​licz cell ˈmē-ku̇-ˌlich- How to pronounce Mikulicz cell (audio)
: a round or oval macrophage with a small nucleus that is found in the nodules of rhinoscleroma and contains the causative bacterium (Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis)

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“Mikulicz cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mikulicz%20cell. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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