cytoplasmic inclusion body

cytoplasmic inclusion body

n.
Either of two types of inclusion bodies: acidophilic, as in variola and rabies, or basophilic, as in trachoma and psittacosis.
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Caption: Left, Adelchi Negri 1876-1912, right: Neuron showing a cytoplasmic inclusion body (Negri body, arrow).

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