Gemistocytic cell

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Gemistocytic cell --> gemistocytic astrocyte

(Science: cell biology) a round to oval astrocyte cell with abundant cytoplasm containing glial filaments and an eccentric nucleus; may contain two nuclei in the cell hypertrophy of astrocytes.

Synonym: gemistocyte, gemistocytic cell, reactive astrocyte, reactive cell.