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Cohnheim area

Pronunciation: kōn′hīm

Definition: a polygonal mosaiclike figure formed by a group of myofibrils, as seen in the cross-section of a skeletal muscle fiber examined under the microscope; a shrinkage artifact of fixation.

Synonym(s): Cohnheim field

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