cuboidal cell

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Synonyms for cuboidal cell

an epithelial cell that shaped like a cube

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Most authors restrict the term retention cyst to unilocular cysts lined by cuboidal cells lacking significant apical mucin, (7) but controversy exists when these cysts exhibit columnar mucinous lining.
Gene expression and clonality analysis of the androgen receptor and phosphoglycerate kinase genes in polygonal cells and cuboidal cells in so-called pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma.
5) Morphologically, papillary RCCs are composed predominately of papillary or tubulopapillary structures lined by small, cuboidal cells with basophilic cytoplasm or by larger cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm.
Morphologically, pyloric gland metaplasia shows small branching glands that are composed of columnar or cuboidal cells with abundant bubbly cytoplasm.
The malignant glands were lined by a single layer of cuboidal cells with enlarged nuclei, prominent nucleoli, and abundant pale cytoplasm; no basal cell layer was identified.
14-16) Rare, true glandular lumina composed of cuboidal cells showing ductal differentiation can also be found scattered throughout and their presence greatly aids in diagnosis (Figure 2).
Nevomelanocytes can be organized into intraepithelial nests of oval cells (type A), sheets of oval to cuboidal cells (type B), and spindlelike cells in the subepithelium (type C) (Figure 1, A through D).
Organization and differentiation of cells begin after 96 hours; transitional epithelium is transformed into a layer of low cuboidal cells, which then differentiate into ciliated and goblet cells.
In contrast, IDC-P has cuboidal cells, cribriform pattern with rounded lumina, and micropapillary tufting without fibrovascular cores.
In addition, the papillae in well-differentiated mesotheliomas of the tunica vaginalis testis are typically lined by more uniform cuboidal cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm and bland cytologic features when compared with serous carcinoma, but this is not true when mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis is poorly differentiated.
4B): (1) the cuboidal cells with round nuclei on the lateral side of the skeletal rod; (2) the ciliated tall columnar cells in the distal end of the filament; (3) the small columnar cells with dense granules and microvilli; (4) the mucus cells with large basophilic or small metachromatic granules in the efferent filament.
The glands are mostly round and lined by cuboidal cells, which can have a prominent nucleolus.