Negri bodies


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Ne·gri bod·ies

(nā'grē),
eosinophilic, sharply outlined, pathognomonic inclusion bodies (2-10 mcm in diameter) found in the cytoplasm of certain nerve cells containing the virus of rabies, especially in Ammon horn of the hippocampus.

Negri bodies

[nā′grē]
Etymology: Adelchi Negri, Italian physician, 1876-1912; AS, bodig
intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies found in the brain and central nervous system cells of rabies victims.
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Negri bodies

Ne·gri bod·ies

(nā'grē bod'ēz)
Eosinophilic, sharply outlined, pathognomonic inclusion bodies (2-10 mcm in diameter) found in the cytoplasm of some nerve cells containing the virus of rabies, especially in Ammon's horn of the hippocampus.

Negri,

Adelchi, Italian physician, 1876-1912.
Negri bodies - pathognomonic inclusion bodies found in the cytoplasm of certain nerve cells containing the rabies virus.Synonym(s): Negri corpuscles
Negri corpuscles - Synonym(s): Negri bodies

Ne·gri bod·ies

(nā'grē bod'ēz)
Eosinophilic, sharply outlined, pathognomonic inclusion bodies found in the cytoplasm of some nerve cells containing the rabies virus.

Negri bodies,

n.pl the intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies found in the brain and central nervous system cells of rabies victims.
Neisseria
n a genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing gram-negative cocci that occur in pairs with the adjacent sides flattened.
N. gonorrhoeae,
n a species that causes gonorrhea.
N. meningitidis,
n a species found in the nasopharynx of man. The causative agent of meningococcal meningitis.

Negri bodies

see Negri body.
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Toll-Like Receptor 3 (TLR3) Plays a Major Role in the Formation of Rabies Virus Negri Bodies.
Sections stained with hematoxylin and eosin was examined for Negri bodies and other histopathological changes.
These results were available after a temporal brain biopsy was performed on day 9, which revealed Negri bodies (Figure 3).