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Definition of "mast-cell" [mast-cell]

  • Attributive form of mast cell, noun. (adjective)

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Use "mast-cell" in a sentence
  • "He had a rare form of mast-cell cancer that was untreatable."
  • "Preventive medications for asthma include inhaled corticosteroids, such as Pulmicort (budesonide) and Flovent (fluticasone); leukotriene-receptor antagonists, such as Singulair and Accolate; long-acting beta agonists, such as Serevent and Foradil; mast-cell stabilizers, such as Intal; and methylxanthines, such as Theo-Dur, according to the study."
  • "Lipomas (fatty tumors), cysts, and warts are common in older dogs and should get checked at your veterinarian just to be sure they aren’t some other tumor (malignant mast-cell tumors can mimic these benign growths)."