Reed-Sternberg cell

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Reed-Stern·berg cell

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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Observation of cells resembling Sternberg-Reed cells in conditions other than Hodgkin's disease.
Production of a monoclonal antibody specific for Hodgkin and Sternberg-Reed cells of Hodgkin's disease and a subset of normal lymphoid cells.
Sternberg-Reed Cells in the peripheral blood of patients with Hodgkin's disease.