Sternberg-Reed cell

Sternberg-Reed cell
Sternberg-Reed cell n REED-STERNBERG CELL

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a large binucleate cell that is characteristic of Hodgkin's disease.
C. Sternberg (1872-1935), Austrian pathologist; D. Reed Mendenhall (1874-1964), US pathologist

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