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Babes-Ernst granule

noun Ba·bes-Ernst granule \ ˈbäb-ˌesh-ˈərn(t)st- \

medical Definition of Babes-Ernst granule

: a metachromatic granule in protoplasm called also Babes-Ernst body

Biographical Note for babes-ernst granule

  • Ernst \ˈernst\, Paul (1859–1937), German pathologist. Director of the pathological institute at Heidelberg, Ernst specialized in the pathology of cells and the nervous system. In 1889 in an article he again described the Babes-Ernst granules.

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