Glossary Term:

Title

papillary

Phonetic

<b>PAP</b>-uh-<b>lair</b>-ee

Description

cancer cells that are arranged in tiny, finger-like projections when looked at under a microscope. This is a common feature of some tumors of the ovaries, uterus, thyroid gland, and other organs. See also histology, ovary, pathologist, thyroid, uterus.