Medical Definition of Cardiac histiocyte

1. A large mononuclear cell found in connective tissue of the heart wall in inflammatory conditions, especially in the Aschoff body. The ovoid nucleus contains a central chromatin mass appearing as a wavy bar in longitudinal section. Synonym: Anitschkow cell, Anitschkow myocyte, caterpillar cell. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cardiac Histiocyte

cardiac dyspnea
cardiac dysrhythmia
cardiac enlargement
cardiac enzyme
cardiac failure
cardiac fibrous skeleton
cardiac ganglia
cardiac gating
cardiac gland
cardiac glands of oesophagus
cardiac glucoside
cardiac glycoside
cardiac glycosides
cardiac haemoptysis
cardiac heterotaxia
cardiac histiocyte (current term)
cardiac hormone
cardiac impression of liver
cardiac impression of lung
cardiac impulse
cardiac incompetence
cardiac index
cardiac infarction
cardiac insufficiency
cardiac jelly
cardiac liver
cardiac lung
cardiac lymphatic ring
cardiac mapping

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