Definition of pleomorphic in US English:

pleomorphic

adjective

  • See pleomorphism

    • ‘They separated the tumors into 4 types: ceruminous gland adenocarcinoma, ceruminous adenoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, and pleomorphic adenoma.’
    • ‘A representative cut section of pleomorphic adenoma with extensive necrosis is shown in Figure 1.’
    • ‘The tumor cells had slightly eosinophilic cytoplasm and pleomorphic nuclei with prominent nucleoli.’
    • ‘The sarcomatous component featured pleomorphic, plump spindle cells with prominent mitoses.’
    • ‘It is possible that they represent other histologies, such as pleomorphic adenomas.’

Pronunciation

pleomorphic

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