sclerotic bodies

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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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Love is a maker of false coin, continually changing copper pennies into gold-pieces, and sometimes turning its real gold into copper.
Unable to afford the copper plates necessary to make it work, he instead used copper pennies to achieve the same effect.
While the Estero Bay and Pine Island Sound flats to our north generally hold the largest schools of copper pennies in the month of October, the 10,000 Islands region certainly has its fair share.
When providing information to your clients, don't miss the few 1943 copper pennies, as they are worth much more than a pile of new ones.
10) On direct microscopic examination of scrapings with 10% KOH typical, thick walled, globe- shaped, sclerotic cells, known as medlar bodies, resembling copper pennies are seen.
You can tell the difference between pre-1982 copper pennies and the pennies made after 1982.
Cardiff Magistrates Court heard former full back Williams, 61, had sucked copper pennies in an attempt to lower a breathalyser reading.
RUGBY legend JPR Williams tried to scupper a police breathalyser test by sucking copper pennies after he was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, a court heard yesterday.
We carried leather bags for change of half-crowns, florins, shillings, sixpences, threepenny bits, large copper pennies and halfpennies, plus a heavy ticket machine.
Let the last of the copper pennies carry Ronald Reagan's face.
they're draining the lake Yet I can't bear to look Because, where there was water There's nothing but muck And bottles and smashed tin cans And lost copper pennies And half-rusted prams And buckled lead pipes And discarded tyres from lorries Lying amidst the mangled spikes Of supermarket trolleys Launched by mischievous children One Bonfire Night Part of a sunken, abandoned world Now so rudely hauled back into sight.
One firm in a midwestern state even began buying pennies from banks and sorting them to extract pre-1982 copper pennies.