Walthard cell rests

Walthard cell rests
see under islet.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • rest — 1. Quiet; repose. [A.S. raest] 2. To repose; to cease from work. [A.S. raestan] 3. A group of cells or a portion of fetal tissue that has become displaced and lies embedded in tissue of another character. [L. restare, to remain] 4. In dentistry,… …   Medical dictionary


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