reticulate body

noun

re·​tic·​u·​late body ri-ˈtik-yə-lət- How to pronounce reticulate body (audio)
: a chlamydial cell of a spherical intracellular form that is larger than an elementary body and reproduces by binary fission

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“Reticulate body.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/reticulate%20body. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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