Rouget cell

noun
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Medical Definition of Rouget cell

: any of numerous branching cells adhering to the endothelium of capillaries and regarded as a contractile element in the capillary wall

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“Rouget cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Rouget%20cell. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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