Auer bodies


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Au·er bod·ies

(ow'ĕr),
rod-shaped structures of uncertain nature in the cytoplasm of immature myeloid cells, especially myeloblasts, in acute myelocytic leukemia; may be an abnormal form of lysosomes; they contain peroxidase and acid phosphatase, and stain red by azure-eosin stains.
Synonym(s): Auer rods
[John Auer]

Au·er bodies

, Auer rods (ow'ĕr bod'ēz, rodz)
Rod-shaped structures of uncertain nature in the cytoplasm of immature myeloid cells, especially myeloblasts, in acute myelocytic leukemia.
[John Auer]

Auer bodies

(ow′ĕr)
[John Auer, U.S. physician, 1875–1948]
Rod-shaped structures, present in the cytoplasm of myeloblasts, myelocytes, and monoblasts, found in leukemia. Also called Auer rods.
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Auer,

John, U.S. physician, 1875-1948.
Auer bodies - rod-shaped structures of uncertain nature in the cytoplasm of immature myeloid cells in acute myelocytic leukemia. Synonym(s): Auer rods
Auer rods - Synonym(s): Auer bodies