gitter cell


git·​ter cell ˈgit-ər- How to pronounce gitter cell (audio)
: an enlarged phagocytic cell of microglial origin having the cytoplasm distended with lipid granules and being characteristic of some organic brain lesions

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“Gitter cell.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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