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mirror-image cell

mirror-image cell in Medicine

mirror-image cell mir·ror-im·age cell (mĭr'ər-ĭm'ĭj)
n.

  1. A cell whose nuclei have identical features and are placed in the cytoplasm in similar fashion.

  2. A binucleate form of a Reed-Sternberg cell commonly found in Hodgkin's disease.

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