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noun Pathology.
a particle that takes a characteristic stain, found in a virus-infected cell.
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Origin of inclusion body

First recorded in 1920–25
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inclusion body

noun
pathol any of the small particles found in the nucleus and cytoplasm of cells infected with certain viruses
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