signet-ring cell sig·net-ring cell (sĭg’nĭt-rĭng’)
A cell with a large cytoplasmic vacuole containing mucin that compresses the nucleus to one side of the cell.
- Signet-ring cell carcinoma
signet-ring cell carcinoma n. A poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma that occurs most frequently in the stomach and occasionally in the large bowel.
- Signficant figure
noun See significant digit
noun, plural signifiants [see-nyee-fyahn; English sig-nuh-fahy-uh nts] /si nyiˈfyɑ̃; English ˈsɪg nəˌfaɪ ənts/ (Show IPA). French. (in linguistics) 1. signifier (def 2).
[sig-nif-i-kuh ns] /sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kəns/ noun 1. importance; consequence: the significance of the new treaty. 2. meaning; import: The familiar place had a new significance for her. 3. the quality of being significant or having a meaning: to give significance to dull chores. significance /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəns/ noun 1. consequence or importance 2. something signified, expressed, or […]