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spongiocyte

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

medical Definition of spongiocyte

: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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