Medical Definition of Gitter cell

1. A lipid-laden microglial phagocyte commonly seen at the edge of healing brain infarcts, a result of cellular phagocytosis of lipid from necrotic or degenerating brain cells. Synonym: compound granule cell. Origin: Ger. Gitterzelle, fr. Gitter, lattice, wire-net (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gitter Cell

gitanas
gitano
gitanos
gitch
gite
gites
gith
githagism
gitoformate
gitogenin
gitonin
gitoxigenin
gitoxin
gits
gitted
gitter cell (current term)
gittern
gitterned
gitterns
gitterzelle
gitties
gittin
gitting
gittinsite
gittith
gittiths
gitty
giuen
giuseppettite
giust

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