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Türk cell

Pronunciation: tērk

Definition: a relatively large, immature cell with certain morphologic features resembling those of a plasma cell, although the nuclear pattern is similar to that of a myeloblast; found in circulating blood only in pathologic conditions.

Synonym(s): irritation cell, Türk leukocyte

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