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Related to Curschmann's spiral: Creola bodies, Dittrich's plugs
Etymology: Heinrich Curschmann, German physician, 1846-1910; Gk, speira, coil
coiled fibrils of mucus occasionally found in the sputum of persons with bronchial asthma.
spiral(spi'ral) [L. spiralis]
Coiling around a center like the thread of a screw.