oxyphil cells

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • oxyphil cells — oxyphilic cells 1. acidophilic cells found, along with the more numerous chief cells, in the parathyroid glands; they increase in number with age, have small dark nuclei and abundant finely granular cytoplasm, and are larger and have many more… …   Medical dictionary

  • Oxyphil cell (parathyroid) — Micrograph of a parathyroid gland. H E stain. MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Oxyphil cell (pathology) — Oxyphil cells are found in oncocytomas of the kidney, endocrine glands, and salivary glands. External links MeSH Oxyphil+Cells …   Wikipedia

  • oxyphil — oxy·phil (okґse fil) 1. (in the pl.) oxyphil cells. 2. (in the pl.) Askanazy cells. 3. acidophilic (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • Askenazy cells — Abnormal thyroid epithelial cells found in autoimmune thyroiditis. The cubical cells line small acini and have eosinophilicgranular cytoplasm and often bizarre nuclear morphology. Also known as Hurthle cells, oxyphil cells or oncocytes …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Askanazy cells — large granular eosinophilic cells, rich in mitochondria, found in the thyroid gland in autoimmune thyroiditis and HÑŒrthle cell tumors. Called also HÑŒrthle c s, interfollicular c s, oxyphil c s, and oxyphils …   Medical dictionary

  • parathyroid glands — two pairs of yellowish brown endocrine gland that are situated behind, or sometimes embedded within, the thyroid gland. They are stimulated to produce parathyroid hormone by a decrease in the amount of calcium in the blood. * * * small bodies… …   Medical dictionary

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  • List of distinct cell types in the adult human body — There are about 210 distinct human cell types,.[1][2][3] There are between 50 and 75 trillion cells in the human body.[citation needed] Cell types can be classified by their tissue of origin. However, it is possible for some cells to have their… …   Wikipedia

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