- A cell with a protoplasm that contains single and double granules of varying size stainable with hematoxylin; seen in lesions of lichen planus.
- A lymphocyte with a cleaved nucleus.
- A nondividing, activated B cell that expresses membrane immunoglobulin.
Synonym(s): Lipschütz cell
[centro- + G. kytos, cell]
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.