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giant cell

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noun gi·ant cell \ˈjī-ənt-\

Medical Definition of giant cell

  1. :  an unusually large cell; especially :  a large multinucleate often phagocytic cell (as those characteristic of tubercular lesions, various sarcomas, or the megakaryocytes of the red marrow)


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