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Niemann-Pick cell

(nēmän′-)
n.
  1. A rounded or polygonal mononuclear cell with indistinctly or palely staining, foamlike cytoplasm that contains numerous droplets of sphingomyelin; it is characteristic of Niemann-Pick disease.Pick cell
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