apocrine change

Apocrine

What does apocrine mean? Pathologists use the term apocrine to describe a large pink cell with a round nucleus and a prominent central nucleolus. ¬†Apocrine cells look pink when examined under the microscope because the cytoplasm (body) of the cell is full of proteins that stick to eosin (a pink dye) in the hematoxylin and …
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