myxocyte

[ mĭksə-sīt′ ]

n.

One of the stellate or polyhedral cells present in mucous tissue.

Nearby words

  1. myxo,
  2. myxo-,
  3. myxobacteria,
  4. myxochondrofibrosarcoma,
  5. myxochondroma,
  6. myxoedema,
  7. myxofibroma,
  8. myxofibrosarcoma,
  9. myxoid,
  10. myxoid cyst


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