inclusion body


inclusion body

noun

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)

First Known Use of INCLUSION BODY

1913

inclusion body

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

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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