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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



Reed-Sternberg cell  listen  (reed-STERN-berg sel)

  A type of cell that appears in people with Hodgkin disease. The number of these cells increases as the disease advances.

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Reed-Sternberg cell; photograph shows normal lymphocytes compared with a Reed-Sternberg cell.