Rouget cell

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Rou·get cell

Any of numerous branching contractile cells on the external wall of a capillary.

[After Charles Marie Benjamin Rouget (1824-1904), French physiologist.]
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perivascular inflammatory infiltrate with: lymphocytes, plasmocytes and Rouget cells
[] Absence of B lymphocyte is due to the end of their task and transformation into plasmocyte and Rouget cells and presence of T lymphocyte is due to their implication into the specific immune response, after the antigens are processed by B lymphocyte.