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Langerhans cell[′läŋ·ər‚hänz ‚sel]
A type of cytotrophoblast in the human chorionic vesicle which is thought to secrete chorionic gonadotropin.
A highly branched dendritic cell of the mammalian epidermis showing a lobulated nucleus and a diagnostic organelle resembling a tennis racket.