gitter cell

noun
git·​ter cell | \ ˈgit-ər- How to pronounce gitter cell (audio) \

Medical Definition of gitter cell

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gitter%20cell. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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