Definition: 'Silver Cell'
silver cellType: Term
1. one of a number of cells seen in plaques of multiple sclerosis, having round or oval nuclei, the body of the cell containing many yellow or light brown particles; the cells are characteristic of multiple sclerosis, but are found in other conditions, including syphilis.
The information shown above for silver cell is provided by Stedman's.
* Stedman's, part of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, provide a comprehensive line of health-science publications for healthcare professionals and medical students.