Paschen bodies


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Pa·schen bod·ies

(pahs'shen),
particles of virus observed in relatively large numbers in squamous cells of the skin (or the cornea of experimental animals) in variola (smallpox) or vaccinia.

Paschen bodies

(pă′shĕn)
[Enrique Paschen, Ger. pathologist, 1860–1936]
Intracellular particles of smallpox, visualized microscopically.

Paschen,

Enrique, German pathologist, 1860-1936.
Paschen bodies - particles of virus observed in relatively large numbers in squamous cells of the skin. Synonym(s): Paschen corpuscles; Paschen granules
Paschen corpuscles - Synonym(s): Paschen bodies
Paschen granules - Synonym(s): Paschen bodies

Paschen bodies, Paschen's corpuscles

inclusion bodies in the cells of tissues infected with vaccinia or variola viruses.