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Meaning of "giant cell" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIANT CELL

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIANT CELL

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Giant cell is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GIANT CELL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

giant cell

Giant cell

A giant cell is a mass formed by the union of several distinct cells, often forming Granuloma. It can arise in response to an infection, such as from tuberculosis, herpes, or HIV, or foreign body. These multinucleate giant cells also known as are cells of monocyte or macrophage lineage fused together. Types include: ▪ foreign-body giant cell ▪ Langhans giant cell ▪ Touton giant cells ▪ giant-cell arteritis ▪ Reed–Sternberg cell Also ▪ as in subependymal giant-cell astrocytoma...

Definition of giant cell in the English dictionary

The definition of giant cell in the dictionary is an exceptionally large cell, often possessing several nuclei, such as an osteoclast.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIANT CELL

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WORDS THAT END LIKE GIANT CELL

blood cell
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primary cell
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secondary cell
solar cell
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white blood cell

Synonyms and antonyms of giant cell in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «giant cell» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIANT CELL

Find out the translation of giant cell to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of giant cell from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «giant cell» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

巨细胞
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de células gigantes
570 millions of speakers

English

giant cell
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विशाल सेल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خلية عملاقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гигантских клеток
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de células gigantes
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দৈত্য কোষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cellules géantes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sel gergasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Riesenzell
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

巨細胞
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거대 세포
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sel raksasa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tế bào khổng lồ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மாபெரும் செல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विशाल सेल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Devasa hücre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cellule giganti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gigant komórkowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гігантських клітин
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cu celule gigant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γιγαντοκύτταρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reuse sel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jättecell
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjempecelle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of giant cell

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANT CELL»

The term «giant cell» is regularly used and occupies the 104.894 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANT CELL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about giant cell

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIANT CELL»

Discover the use of giant cell in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giant cell and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Giant Cell Tumors: New Insights for the Healthcare ...
Giant Cell Tumors: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyPaper™ that delivers timely, authoritative, and intensively focused information about Giant Cell Tumors in a compact format.
‎2012
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Burket's Oral Medicine
Giant cell lesions include the peripheral giant cell granuloma (see soft tissue tumors above) and the central giant cell granuloma, aneurysmal bone cyst, and cherubism discussed here. These conditions are all non-neoplastic ...
Lester William Burket, Martin S. Greenberg, Michael Glick, 2008
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Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis
In: A Textbook of Vascular Medicine (eds. Tooke JE, Lowe GDO), Arnold, London – Sydney – Auckland 1996; 287– 294. 6. Weyand CM, Goronzy JJ. Pathogenetic principles in giant cell arteritis. Int J Cardiol 2000; 75 (Suppl1): S9–S15. 7.
Jozef Rovenský, Burkhard F. Leeb, Howard Bird, 2010
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Orthopaedic Pathology
Malignancy, aggressiveness and recurrence in giant cell tumor of bone. Cancer. 1980;46:1641-1649. 79. Teot LA, O'Keefe RJ, Rosier RN, et aL Extraosseous primary and recurrent giant cell tumors: transforming growth factor- Bl and -B2 ...
Vincent J. Vigorita, 2008
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Musculoskeletal Imaging: A Teaching File
Differential Diagnosis: Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath, synovial sarcoma, synovial chondromatosis, unusual infection such as Mycdbacterium marianum. Diagnosis: Giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath. Discussion: Soft tissue masses  ...
Felix S. Chew, Catherine C. Roberts, 2006
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General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist
Pyogenic granulomas that occur during pregnancy may exhibit shrinkage or completely diminish after the pregnancy. Differential Diagnosis: Other lesions that may be a part of a differential diagnosis: 1. The peripheral giant cell granuloma ...
Leslie DeLong, Nancy W. Burkhart, 2007
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Giant Cell Arteritis - An Elusive Odyssey
This is a journal of a female patient who lost vision in one eye at age 65 before being diagnosed with Giant Cell (Temporal) Arteritis.
James Rupp, 2008
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Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone
16.07 Malignancy in giant cell tumour. Photomicrograph of conventional giant cell tumour (lower left) with mononuclear cells uniformly interspersed with multinucleated giant cells and an adjacent area of malignant anaplastic tumour cells ...
Christopher D. M. Fletcher, K. Krishnan Unni, Fredrik Mertens, 2002
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Dahlin's Bone Tumors: General Aspects and Data on 10,165 Cases
Giant cell tumor of bone is a distinctive neoplasm of undifferentiated cells. The multinucleated giant cells apparently result from fusion of the proliferating mononuclear cells, and although they are a constant and prominent part of these tumors, ...
K. Krishnan Unni, Carrie Y. Inwards, 2010
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Imaging of Bone Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions: Techniques ...
Murphey MD, Nomikos GC, Flemming DJ, Gannon FH, Temple HT, Kransorf MJ ( 2001) Imaging of giant cell tumor and giant cell reparative granuloma of bone: radiologic- pathologic correlation. RadioGraphics 21:1283–1309 Nascimento NG , ...
A. Mark Davies, Murali Sundaram, Steven J. James, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIANT CELL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giant cell is used in the context of the following news items.
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Students build house for deceased friend's family …
Divya, a student of the school, died in December of giant cell tumour, a rare kind of bone cancer. The key of the house was accepted by Divya's ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
2
Younger individuals not immune to NAION
“For patients older than 50 years, have ESR and CRP tested to rule out giant cell arteritis,” she said. “If they have it, they can go blind in the ... «Healio, Jul 15»
3
Pancreatic Cancer Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share …
... of the pancreas that affect endocrine functions include: squamous cell carcinomas, adenosquamous carcinomas, and giant cell carcinomas. «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
4
Pre-Market News Alert on: Stanley Black & Decker, (NYSE:SWK …
... other diseases; and various proof-of-concept studies comprising polymyositis/dermatomyositis, Schnitzler syndrome, and giant cell arteritis. «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»
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Pre-Market News Report on: Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS), Goodrich …
... other diseases; and various proof-of-concept studies comprising polymyositis/dermatomyositis, Schnitzler syndrome, and giant cell arteritis. «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»
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Active Stocks News Recap: LG Display (NYSE:LPL), Prudential …
... other diseases; and various proof-of-concept studies comprising polymyositis/dermatomyositis, Schnitzler syndrome, and giant cell arteritis. «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»
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Finding her feet and her passion
Subsequent MRIs revealed that it could be a case of a Giant Cell Tumour - a rare, aggressive non-cancerous tumour. After close to a month of ... «Bangalore Mirror, Jul 15»
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Genentech launches trial of Actemra in giant cell arteritis
Genentech announced the launch of a new trial, GiACTA, of its interleukin-6 inhibitor as a “steroid-sparing agent” in patients with giant cell ... «Healio, Jun 15»
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COCKTALES | Battle over 70 cell phone sites goes house-to-house …
... journals that there has been so far no conclusive proof that the radio frequencies emitted even by the giant cell phone towers cause cancer. «InterAksyon, Jun 15»
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As demand grows, the cell signal boosting 'cantenna' comes to …
... comes at a time when customers are quick to oppose plans for giant cell towers that might loom over neighborhood trees or spoil views. «The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines, Jun 15»

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