myxocyte


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myxocyte

(ˈmɪksəˌsaɪt)
n
(Microbiology) one of the stellate or polyhedral cells in mucous tissue
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On a postoestrous vaginal smear, leukocytes, keratinocytes, and epithelial cell nuclei are found, and on an anoestrous vaginal smear, there are large numbers of leukocytes, few epithelial cells, and myxocytes. Rats with short estrous cycles (about 3 days) were included in the following experiments.
In a postoestrus vaginal smear, leukocytes, keratinocytes, and epithelial cell nuclei were observed, and in an anoestrus vaginal smear, many leukocytes and few epithelial cells and myxocytes were observed.