1. relatively small, but frequently microscopically visible, pale yellow or yellow-white granules observed in the granulomatous lesion, or the exudate, in botryomycosis; the granules consist of irregular aggregates or colonizations of gram-positive cocci, usually staphylococci;
2. term sometimes incorrectly used synonymously with Bollinger bodies (q.v.).
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Bollinger,Otto, German pathologist, 1843-1909.
Bollinger bodies - intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies observed in the infected tissues of birds with fowlpox.
Bollinger granules - irregular aggregates or colonizations of gram-positive cocci, usually staphylococci, observed in lesions of botryomycosis.
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