Medical Definition of Cell bridges

1. Slender cytoplasmic strands connecting adjacent cells; in histological sections of the epidermis and other stratified squamous epithelia, the bridge's are processes attached by a desmosome and are shrinkage artifacts of fixation; true bridge's with cytoplasmic confluence exist between incompletely divided germ cells. Synonym: cell bridges, cytoplasmic bridges. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cell Bridges

cell-mediated immune response
cell-mediated immunity
cell-mediated reaction
cell adhesion
cell adhesion kinase
cell adhesion molecule
cell adhesion molecules
cell aggregation
cell aging
cell behaviour
cell biology
cell body
cell bridges (current term)
cell centre
cell cloning
cell communication
cell compartmentation
cell count
cell culture
cell cycle
cell cycle proteins
cell cycle restriction point
cell death
cell degranulation
cell determination
cell differentiation
cell disruption

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