inclusion body

noun

Definition of inclusion body

: an inclusion, abnormal structure, or foreign cell within a cell (such as the eosinophilic body formed by a cytomegalovirus or the abnormal filament characteristic of some myopathies)

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1894

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inclusion body

noun

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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