sclerotic bodies

scle·rot·ic bod·ies

vegetative rounded muriform cells of dematiaceous fungi, characteristic of the causal agents of chromoblastomycosis in tissue.
Synonym(s): copper pennies

scle·rot·ic bod·ies

(sklĕr-ot'ik bod'ēz)
Vegetative rounded muriform cells of dematiaceous fungi, characteristic of the causal agents of chromoblastomycosis.
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This chronic fungal infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues is caused by black molds that form sclerotic bodies in the infected tissues.