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Loose Connective Tissue. Wandering Cells: Plasma Cell

  • Radivoj V. Krstić

Abstract

Plasma cells are 10- to 20-μm-large, ovoid, basophilic elements that predominantly occur in the vicinity of small vessels, stroma of several glands (e.g., salivary and lacrimal glands), bone marrow, lymphatic system, omenta, lamina propria of the intestinal tract, and remnant of the endometrium of the uterus during menstruation. Exceptionally, they appear in the blood (rubella).

Keywords

Plasma Cell Lamina Propria Lacrimal Gland Loose Connective Tissue Testinal Tract 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Radivoj V. Krstić
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  1. 1.Institut d’Histologie et d’EmbryologieUniversité de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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