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Guarnieri body


Guarnieri body

noun Guar·nie·ri body \gwär-ˈnyer-ē-\

Definition of GUARNIERI BODY

:  a minute inclusion body characteristic of smallpox and cowpox

Biographical Note for GUARNIERI BODY

Guarnieri, Giuseppe (1856–1918), Italian pathologist. In 1893 Guarnieri reported his discovery of certain inclusion bodies found in the specific lesions of smallpox and cowpox. Those bodies, now known as Guarnieri bodies, were thought by him to be the causative organism of these diseases.

Variants of GUARNIERI BODY

Guar·nie·ri body also Guar·nie·ri's body \-ˈnyer-ēz-\
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