Reed-Sternberg cell

Pronunciation: (reed-STERN-berg sel)

A type of cell that appears in people with Hodgkin disease. The number of these cells increases as the disease advances.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Reed-Sternberg cell. Reed-Sternberg cells are large, abnormal lymphocytes that may contain more than one nucleus. These cells are found in Hodgkin lymphoma.Célula de Reed-Sternberg. Las células de Reed-Sternberg son linfocitos grandes y anormales que pueden contener más de un núcleo. Estas células se encuentran en el linfoma de Hodgkin. Date last modified: 2008-01-03