cloudy swelling

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cloudy swelling

[′klau̇d·ē ′swel·iŋ]
(pathology)
A retrogressive change in the cytoplasm of parenchymatous cells, whereby the cell enlarges and its outline becomes irregular, with resultant swelling of the organ.
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