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Medical Term:

LE cell

 

Definition: a polymorphonuclear leukocyte containing an amorphous round body that is a phagocytosed nucleus from another cell plus serum antinuclear globulin (IgG) and complement; formed in vitro in the blood of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Synonym(s): lupus erythematosus cell

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