satellitosis

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

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“Satellitosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/satellitosis. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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