cytoplasmic inclusion body

n.

Either of two types of inclusion bodies: acidophilic, as in variola and rabies, or basophilic, as in trachoma and psittacosis.

Nearby words

  1. cytophotometer,
  2. cytophotometry,
  3. cytophylaxis,
  4. cytoplasm,
  5. cytoplasmic bridge,
  6. cytoplasmic inheritance,
  7. cytoplast,
  8. cytoreductive therapy,
  9. cytosine,
  10. cytosine arabinoside


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