Negri body

[ ney-gree ]
/ ˈneɪ gri /

noun

any of the microscopic bodies found in the nerve cells of animals affected with rabies.

Origin of Negri body

1900–05; after A. Negri (1876–1912), Italian physician

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Medicine definitions for negri body

Negri body

[ nāgrē ]

n.

An eosinophilic inclusion body found in the cytoplasm of certain nerve cells containing the rabies virus.

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