Askanazy cellmedical dictionary

<pathology> Abnormal thyroid epithelial cells found in auto immune thyroiditis. The cubical cells line small acini and have eosinophilic granular cytoplasm and often bizarre nuclear morphology.

Synonyms: Hurthle cell, oxyphil cell, oncocyte.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(22 Feb 2008)

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