Definition of inclusion body
: an inclusion, abnormal structure, or foreign cell within a cell (as the eosinophilic body formed by a cytomegalovirus or the abnormal filament characteristic of some myopathies)
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Medical Definition of inclusion body
: an inclusion, abnormal structure, or foreign cell within a cell; specifically : an intracellular body that is characteristic of some virus diseases and that is the site of virus multiplication
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