inclusion body

inclusion body

noun Pathology.
a particle that takes a characteristic stain, found in a virus-infected cell.

Origin:
1920–25

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inclusion body
 
n
pathol any of the small particles found in the nucleus and cytoplasm of cells infected with certain viruses

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inclusion body n.
An abnormal structure in a cell nucleus or cytoplasm having characteristic staining properties and associated especially with certain viral infections, such as rabies and smallpox.

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