spindle cell

n.

A spindle-shaped cell characteristic of certain tumors.

Nearby words

  1. spinal tap,
  2. spinal vein,
  3. spinally,
  4. spinate,
  5. spindle,
  6. spindle cell carcinoma,
  7. spindle cell lipoma,
  8. spindle fiber,
  9. spindle file,
  10. spindle side


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Examples from the Web for spindle cell

  • It was found to consist of muscle and spindle-cell sarcomatous tissue.

    Plague|Thomas Wright Jackson