spherule

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noun spher·ule \ˈsfir-ül, ˈsfer-, -ˌyül\

Definition of spherule

  1. :  a little sphere or spherical body

1665

First Known Use of spherule

1665


Medical Dictionary

spherule

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noun spher·ule \ˈsfir-ül, ˈsfer-, -ˌyül\

Medical Definition of spherule

  1. :  a thick-walled spherical structure enclosing endospores and occurring in the parasitic form of fungi of the genus Coccidioides <Histopathological examination revealed spherules that were consistent with coccidioides species and focal organizing pneumonia with eosinophilia.—Holenarasipur R. Vikram et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 2 June 2011>


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