Medical Dictionary

spongiocyte

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noun spon·gi·o·cyte \ˈspən-jē-ō-ˌsīt, ˈspän-\

Medical Definition of spongiocyte

  1. :  any of the cells of the adrenal cortex that have a spongy appearance due to lipid vacuoles the contents of which have been dissolved out in the process of cytological or histological preparation


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