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)
: 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)

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“Satellitosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/satellitosis. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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