cytorrhyctes

cy·to·ryc·tes

, cytorrhyctes (sī'tō-rik'tēz),
Obsolete term for inclusion bodies , under body.
[cyto- + G. oryktēs, a digger]

cytorrhyctes

(sī″tō-rĭk′tēz) [″ + oryssein, to dig]
Inclusion bodies in cells, characteristic of certain diseases. Composed of virus elementary bodies, they were once thought to be of protozoal origin.
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