cytophagic panniculitis

[ sī′tə-fājĭk, -făjĭk ]

n.

A chronic form of panniculitis marked by the infiltration of histiocytes that have phagocytized red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.

Nearby words

  1. cytopathogenic virus,
  2. cytopathologic,
  3. cytopathology,
  4. cytopathy,
  5. cytopenia,
  6. cytophagous,
  7. cytophagy,
  8. cytopharynx,
  9. cytophilic,
  10. cytophilic antibody


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