columnar cell


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  • noun

Synonyms for columnar cell

an epithelial cell that is shaped like a column

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However, noninvasive urothelial carcinoma with glandular differentiation contains atypical columnar cells, exhibits true glandular and urothelial differentiation, and lacks stromal invasion--all features that help differentiate this entity from its morphologic mimics.
Significance of acid-mucin-positive nongoblet columnar cells in the distal esophagus and gastroesophageal junction.
The columnar cell variant of PTC was first reported by Evans in 1986.
In contrast, the columnar cell type shows a high TP53 mutational frequency, with G to T transversions, considered to be caused by exogenous carcinogenic agents like those found in tobacco smoke.
However, dirty necrosis and columnar cell morphology with basal nuclei were also seen in rare cases of PCa (2 cases and 1 case, respectively).
The presence of florid LCIS or ADH, particularly of the columnar cell type, are also relatively strong indications for surgery.
19) Histologic examination shows anastomosing vascular channels lined with tall columnar cells in a flat or papillary configuration.
The centrally located intestine measured 25 um in diameter, was laterally compressed, and was lined by columnar cells with microvilli and abundant cytoplasmic granules.
The basal epithelium was composed of columnar cells with hyperchromatic nuclei.
As the onslaught of cigarette smoke to the respiratory mucosa continues, the denuded columnar cells differentiate and become cuboidal.
Electron microscopic evaluation of the bronchial biopsy specimens revealed ciliated cells appeared to be replaced by columnar cells lacking cilia and basal bodies, and bearing on their surface cilium-like projections without any internal axonemal structure.
In the seep mussel Bathymodiolus heckerae, cellular contents of columnar cells were anomalous, being dominated by an unknown cellular inclusion herein called spherical inclusion unknown or SIX.