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Medical Term:

mirror-image cell


  1. a cell the nuclei of which have identical features and are placed in the cytoplasm in similar fashion;
  2. a binucleate form of Reed-Sternberg cell often found in Hodgkin disease; the twin nuclei are disposed in relation to an imaginary plane between them like a single nucleus together with its image in a mirror.
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