polykaryocyte


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polykaryocyte

[¦päl·i′kar·ē·ə‚sīt]
(cell and molecular biology)
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Foreign body granulomatous composed by histiocytes and polykaryocyte could be observed.
Histopathologic specimens returned as follows: (1) the granuloma, which was comprised of lymphocyte, epithelioid cell, and polykaryocyte, could be seen in the multiple nodules and fibrous adipose tissues between the junctions of the pancreatic head and duodenum.
Monoclonal antibodies to gp100 inhibit penetration of human herpesvirus 6 and polykaryocyte formation in susceptible cells.
There are a large amount of a large number of lymphocytes, neutrophils, fibrin, monocytes and polykaryocytes in tuberculous pleural effusion.
In the OB treatment polykaryocytes and ring chromosomes were observed (Fig.
The differential diagnosis includes Masson vegetant or papillary endothelial hyperplasia (a reactive endothelial proliferation associated with organizing thrombus/clot); Kimura disease (lymph node disorder, most often in Asian men, who have peripheral serum eosinophilia, reactive lymphoid follicles, follicular lysis, eosinophilic microabscesses, polykaryocytes, and IgE deposition); and angiosarcoma (freely anastomosing vessels, atypical endothelial cells, increased mitoses, necrosis).
Cells treated with neem bark extract inhibited HSV-1 glycoprotein-mediated cell-cell fusion and polykaryocytes formation suggesting an additional role at the viral fusion step (Tiwari et al.