Reed-Sternberg cell

noun

Reed-Stern·​berg cell ˈrēd-ˈstərn-bərg- How to pronounce Reed-Sternberg cell (audio)
: a binucleate or multinucleate acidophilic giant cell of B cell origin found in the tissues in Hodgkin's lymphoma

called also Sternberg cell, Sternberg-Reed cell

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“Reed-Sternberg cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Reed-Sternberg%20cell. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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