giant cell tumor of tendon sheath n.
A nodule, possibly inflammatory, that usually develops from the flexor sheath of the fingers and thumb and is composed of fibrous tissue, multinucleated giant cells, and lipid- and hemosiderin-containing macrophages. Also called localized nodular tenosynovitis.
- Giant cell tumor of bone
giant cell tumor of bone n. A sometimes malignant osteolytic tumor composed of multinucleated giant cells and ovoid or spindle-shaped cells. It occurs most frequently in an end of a long tubular bone. Also called giant cell myeloma, osteoclastoma.
- Giant cell sarcoma
giant cell sarcoma n. A malignant giant cell tumor of bone.
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noun 1. a tax imposed on the transfer of money or property from one living person to another by gift, payable by the donor. noun 1. another name for (the former) capital transfer tax