anucleate


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anucleate

(eɪˈnjuːklɪɪt) or

anucleated

adj
(of a cell) having no nucleus
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Histopathologically, they are characterized by varying amounts of 2 components mixed together in a disorganized fashion in the dermis: (1) anucleate pink "ghost" or "shadow" cells (sheets of dead keratinocytes in which the ghost/shadow outline of each individual cell can still be seen) and (2) aggregates or sheets of small round blue cells representing a germinative/matrical epithelial component (similar to the round blue cells seen in the hair bulb/root of normal hair follicles) (Figure 19, A through C).
Results of cytologic examination showed massive numbers of anucleate keratinized squamous cells and low numbers of adherent heterogeneous bacteria.
The embryonic morphology was classified into 4 grades in terms of the regularity of blastomeres, the percentage of anucleate fragments, and all dysmorphic characteristic of the embryos.
After the staining with Panotico or Giemsa, the cells found in the vaginal smears were classified based on their morphological characteristics as: nucleated superficial, anucleate superficial, intermediate, parabasal, and basal cells (Guimaraes et al., 2011).
Platelets are anucleate blood cells that play a crucial role in thrombosis under both physiological and pathological conditions.
Platelets, small anucleate cell fragments of the megakaryocytes, play a key role in regulating haemostasis and protecting vascular integrity [8, 20].
Bunting et al., "Escaping the nuclear confines: signal-dependent pre-mRNA splicing in anucleate platelets," Cell, vol.
Criteria for an unsatisfactory Pap smear included samples predominantly composed of anucleate squames, samples obscured by fecal material, or due to sparse cellularity.
Chromosome partitioning in Escherichia coli: novel mutants producing anucleate cells.
Cytokinetic furrowing in toroidal, binucleate and anucleate cells in C.