negri-body

Negri body

[ney-gree]
noun
any of the microscopic bodies found in the nerve cells of animals affected with rabies.

Origin:
1900–05; after A. Negri (1876–1912), Italian physician

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Negri body Ne·gri body (nā'grē)
n.
An eosinophilic inclusion body found in the cytoplasm of certain nerve cells containing the rabies virus.

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