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oncocytosis

Pronunciation: on'ko-si-to'sis

Definition: a spectrum of changes in the kidneys harboring oncocytomas. It includes multifocal oncocytic transformation of renal tubules, which may undergo cystic transformation, and infiltration of neoplastic oncocytes among tubules.

[oncocyte + -osis]

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