plasmacyte


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plasmacyte

[′plaz·mə‚sīt]
(histology)
A fairly large, generally ovoid cell with a small, eccentrically placed nucleus; the chromatin material is adherent to the nuclear membrane and the cytoplasm is agranular and deeply basophilic everywhere except for a clear area adjacent to the nucleus in the area of the cytocentrum. Also known as plasma cell.
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