cytoid


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cytoid

(ˈsaɪˌtɔɪd)
adj
resembling a cell
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Resultant dyskeratosis is represented by the presence of necrotic keratinocytes (Civatte bodies or cytoid bodies), which are extruded into the papillary dermis.
CWS are accumulations of cytoid bodies formed through overproliferation and degeneration of axoplasmic organelles, and they are recognized as signs of acute ischemia within the nerve fiber layer [57, 83].
They comprised such characteristic features as lymphohistiocytic bandlike infiltrate occupying the upper dermis and obscuring the dermoepidermal junction, irregular acanthosis resembling the typical saw-toothed appearance, extensive liquefactive degeneration of the basal layer of the epidermis with subepidermal clefts (Max Joseph spaces), pigmentary incontinence, and numerous cytoid bodies forming huge clusters.
(7) Cytoid bodie, a feature of lichen planus may also be seen.
The vital dye acridine orange and the specific autophagy epifluorescent dye CytoID (Enzo Life Sciences) were used for autophagy detection.
Lee, "The effect of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide on cytoid macular edema," Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society, vol.