signet ring cell

noun

: a cell that has its nucleus shifted to one side by a large cytoplasmic vacuole and that occurs especially in mucin-producing adenocarcinomas especially of the stomach

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“Signet ring cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/signet%20ring%20cell. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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