Babes-Ernst body

Ba·​bes-Ernst body
variants: or Babes-Ernst granule \ ˈbäˌbe¦shərn(t)st-​ \

Definition of Babes-Ernst body

: a metachromatic granule in protoplasm

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First Known Use of Babes-Ernst body

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Babes-Ernst body

after Victor Babeş †1926 Romanian bacteriologist and H.C.Ernst †1922 American bacteriologist

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“Babes-Ernst body.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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