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silver cell

 

Definition: one of a number of cells seen in plaques of multiple sclerosis, having round or oval nuclei, the body of the cell containing many yellow or light brown particles; the cells are characteristic of multiple sclerosis, but are found in other conditions, including syphilis.

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