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smudge cells
medical dictionary

Immature leukocytes of any type that have undergone partial breakdown during preparation of a stained smear or tissue section, because of their greater fragility; smudge cell's are seen in largest numbers in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

Synonyms: basket cell, Gumprecht's shadows, shadow cells.

(05 Mar 2000)

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