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clear cell

[ klîr ]

n.

A cell, especially a neoplastic one, containing abundant glycogen or other material that is not stained by hematoxylin or eosin, so that the cytoplasm appears clear histologically.

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clear and present danger, clear as a bell, clear as crystal, clear as mud, clear away, clear cell, clear channel, clear ice, clear layer of epidermis, clear off, clear one's name
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