koilocytes


koilocytes
Large cells with cleared cytoplasm and pyknotic nuclei with inconspicuous nucleoli. Koilocytosis is induced by human papilloma virus infection of the superficial epithelial cells of the uterine cervix.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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