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Hürthle cell carcinoma

Pronunciation: hērt′lĕ

Definition: a salivary or thyroid carcinoma composed of cells that have eosinophilic cytoplasm.

Synonym(s): oncocytic carcinoma, oxyphilic carcinoma

See Also: Hürthle cell adenoma

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