Medical Definition of Borrel body
: one of the particles making up a Bollinger body
Biographical Note for borrel body
Amédée (1867–1936), French bacteriologist. With Albert L. C. Calmette, Borrel developed in 1895 a vaccine for use against bubonic plague. In 1898 he diagnosed sheep pox. He also investigated cancer, cell division in tumors, the action of glycogen on tumors, tuberculosis, and bacteriophages.
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