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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.
[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.