Paschen body

[păshən, päshən]


A particle of virus observed in relatively large numbers in squamous cells of the skin in smallpox or vaccinia.

Nearby words

  1. proparoxytone,
  2. propecia,
  3. propel,
  4. propellant,
  5. propellent,
  6. propeller head,
  7. propeller horsepower,
  8. propeller shaft,
  9. propeller wash,
  10. propelling pencil

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