NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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atypical glandular cells (AY-TIH-pih-kul GLAN-juh-ler sels)
A finding of abnormal cells in a Pap test. The glandular cells come from the inner part of the cervix or the lining of the uterus. This finding may be a sign of cancer or other serious condition, and more testing may be needed. Also called AGC.