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Descriptor in English: Oxyphil Cells
Descriptor in Spanish: Células Oxífilas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Células Oxífilas
Descriptor in French: Cellules oxyphiles
Entry term(s): Askenazy Cells
Cells, Askenazy
Cells, Hurthle
Cells, Oxyphil
Hurthle Cells
Oncocytes
Tree number(s): A11.690
Scope note: Large cells with small irregular nuclei and dense acidophilic granules due to the presence of abundant MITOCHONDRIA. Oxyphil cells, also known as oncocytes, are found in oncocytomas of the kidney, salivary glands, and endocrine glands. In the thyroid gland, oxyphil cells are known as Hurthle cells and Askenazy cells.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2002
See also the descriptors: Adenoma, Oxyphilic MeSH
DeCS UI: 35540
Descriptor UI: D024862
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Oxyphil Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0372530
Scope note Large cells with small irregular nuclei and dense acidophilic granules due to the presence of abundant MITOCHONDRIA. Oxyphil cells, also known as oncocytes, are found in oncocytomas of the kidney, salivary glands, and endocrine glands. In the thyroid gland, oxyphil cells are known as Hurthle cells and Askenazy cells.
Preferred term Oxyphil Cells
Entry term(s) Cells, Oxyphil
Oncocytes
Hurthle Cells - Narrower
Concept UI M0372531
Scope note Oxyphil cells in the thyroid gland are known as Hurthle cells and Askenazy cells.
Preferred term Hurthle Cells
Entry term(s) Askenazy Cells
Cells, Askenazy
Cells, Hurthle



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