satellitosis

noun
sat·​el·​lit·​o·​sis | \ ˌsat-ᵊl-ī-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce satellitosis (audio) \
plural satellitoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce satellitosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of satellitosis

: the usually abnormal clustering of one type of cell around another especially : the clustering of glial cells around neurons in the brain that is associated with certain pathological states (as oligodendroglioma)

Learn More About satellitosis

Dictionary Entries Near satellitosis

satellitism

satellitosis

satiety

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Satellitosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/satellitosis. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!