Aschoff body

or Aschoff nodule

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  1. any of the spindleshaped nodules found in heart tissue and associated with the myocarditis of rheumatic fever.

Origin of Aschoff body

Named after Ludwig Aschoff (died 1942), German pathologist

Words Nearby Aschoff body Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023