Cribriform cells
Cribriform Crib"ri*form (kr?b"r?f?rm), a. [L. cribrum sieve + -form: cf. F. cribriforme.] Resembling, or having the form of, a sieve; pierced with holes; as, the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone; a cribriform compress. [1913 Webster]

{Cribriform cells} (Bot.), those which have here and there oblique or transverse sieve plates, or places perforated with many holes. [1913 Webster]


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