oat cell
noun Date: 1903 any of the small round or oval cells with a high ratio of nuclear protoplasm to cytoplasm that resemble oat grains and are characteristic of a small-cell lung cancer

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  • oat cell — ōt n any of the small round or oval cells with a high ratio of nuclear protoplasm to cytoplasm that resemble oat grains and are characteristic of small cell lung cancer * * * a cell type of carcinoma of the bronchus. Oat cells are small round or… …   Medical dictionary

  • oat cell — noun : any of the small round or oval cells with a high ratio of nuclear protoplasm to cytoplasm that resemble oat grains and are characteristic of small cell lung cancer …   Useful english dictionary

  • oat cell — see small cell lung cancer …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Oat-cell-Karzinom — [o̱utßäl...; engl. oat = Hafer, engl. cell = Zelle] s; s, e: „Haferzellkarzinom“, kleinzelliges Bronchialkarzinom, bes. bösartig und schnell wachsend durch Entdifferenzierung der haferkornähnlichen Zellen …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • oat-cell cancer — n SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER …   Medical dictionary

  • oat-cell carcinoma — n SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER …   Medical dictionary

  • oat cell carcinoma — noun highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas • Syn: ↑small cell carcinoma • Hypernyms: ↑carcinoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • oat cell carcinoma — a form of small cell carcinoma in which the cells are round or elongated and slightly larger than lymphocytes; they have scanty cytoplasm and clump poorly …   Medical dictionary

  • oat cell carcinoma — Form of carcinoma of the lung in which the cells are small, spindle shaped and dark staining. May derive from argyrophilic APUD cells of the mucosa and certainly tends to be associated with endocrine symptoms …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Клетка Овсяновидная (Oat Cell) — клетка одноименной карциномы бронхов. Овсяновидные клетки это небольшие округлые или овальные клетки с темным ядром и малым количеством плохо различимой цитоплазмы. Овсяноклеточная карцинома обычно часто встречается у много курящих людей; на ее… …   Медицинские термины

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