inclusion body
noun Date: 1913 an inclusion, abnormal structure, or foreign cell within a cell (as the eosinophilic body formed by a cytomegalovirus or the abnormal filament characteristic of some myopathies)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • inclusion body — n. any of various small particles of nonliving or foreign material occurring in body cells, as a pigment or secretion granule, a microsome, or a virus …   English World dictionary

  • inclusion body — noun any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases) (Freq. 1) an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell • Syn: ↑cellular inclusion, ↑inclusion • Hypernyms: ↑body • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inclusion body — Inclusion bodies are nuclear or cytoplasmic aggregates of stainable substances, usually proteins. They typically represent sites of viral multiplication in a bacterium or a eukaryotic cell and usually consist of viral capsid proteins. Inclusion… …   Wikipedia

  • inclusion body — Pathol. a particle that takes a characteristic stain, found in a virus infected cell. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • inclusion body — /ɪnˈkluʒən bɒdi/ (say in kloohzhuhn bodee) noun a particle which takes a characteristic stain, found in a virus infected cell nucleus or cytoplasm …   Australian English dictionary

  • inclusion body — A protein that is overproduced in a recombinant bacterium and forms a crystalline structure inside the bacterial cell …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Inclusion body myositis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 M60.8 [1] ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • inclusion body encephalitis — noun a rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • inclusion body hepatitis — a viral disease of young chickens, caused by an adenovirus and characterized by hemorrhage, jaundice, and anemia; hepatocytes have eosinophilic inclusion bodies. Mortality in a flock may reach 25 per cent …   Medical dictionary

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