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Virchow's cell

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1) Lepra cell. 2) the lacunae in osseous tissue containing the bone cells; also the bone cells themselves. 3) connective tissue cells between the laminae of fibrous tissue in the cornea. These are also known as corneal corpuscles..

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1) Lepra cell.
2) The lacunae in osseous tissue containing the bone cells; also the bone cells themselves.
3) Connective tissue cells between the laminae of fibrous tissue in the cornea. These are also known as corneal corpuscles.

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