Definition: 'Signet-ring Cell Carcinoma'
signet-ring cell carcinomaType: Term
1. a poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma composed of cells with a cytoplasmic droplet of mucus that compresses the nucleus to one side along the cell membrane; arises most frequently in the stomach, occasionally in the large bowel or elsewhere.
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