nuclear inclusion body

nuclear inclusion body

n.
Either of two types of usually acidophilic inclusion bodies: granular or hyaline, as in herpes simplex, and circumscribed, as in poliomyelitis. Also called nucleoid.
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The eosinophilic proximal tubular nuclear inclusion body, once thought to be pathognomonic of lead nephropathy, is present only during the early years of lead exposure.

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