Reed-Sternberg cell(redirected from Reed cell)
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A large, abnormal, binucleated or multinucleated B cell that is characteristic of Hodgkin lymphoma.
[After Dorothy M. Reed (1874-1964), American pathologist, and Carl Sternberg (1872-1935), Austrian pathologist.]
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