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atypism (uncountable)

  1. Synonym of atypia
    • 2015 July 28, Masayuki Tsuneki et al., “Mieap suppresses murine intestinal tumor via its mitochondrial quality control”, in Scientific Reports[1], volume 5, DOI:10.1038/srep12472:
      Category 1: mildly distorted glandular structures, branching villi and tubular crypt proliferation, mild nuclear and cellular atypism, and intact basement membrane; Category 2: moderately or severely distorted glandular structures with branching villi, severe nuclear and cellular atypism, increased mitotic figures, increased atypical mucous retention, and intact basement membrane; Category 3: evident infiltration of tumor cell nests with tumor stromal induction, increased mitotic figures, penetration of the basement membrane, and invasion of the lamina propria or muscularis mucosae.