Babès-Ernst body

[bäbāz-ûrnst, -ĕrnst, bäbāsh-]

n.

An intracellular granule present in many species of bacteria, possessing a strong affinity for nuclear stains.

Nearby words

  1. backflash,
  2. backflip,
  3. backflow,
  4. backgammon,
  5. background,
  6. background music,
  7. background processing,
  8. background projection,
  9. background radiation,
  10. backgrounder


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