from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An abnormal structure in a cell nucleus or cytoplasm having characteristic staining properties and associated especially with certain viral infections, such as rabies and smallpox.
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- n. any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases)
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