rice body

noun

: any of the smooth glistening ovoid particles resembling grains of rice that occur in joints and the sheaths of tendons and bursae as a result of chronic inflammation

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“Rice body.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rice%20body. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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