inclusion body(redirected from inclusion body hepatitis)
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An abnormal structure in a cell nucleus or cytoplasm having characteristic staining properties and usually composed of protein, occurring primarily in infectious diseases, especially viral infections such as rabies.
(Pathology) pathol any of the small particles found in the nucleus and cytoplasm of cells infected with certain viruses
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|Noun||1.||inclusion body - any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases); "an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell"|
body - an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects; "heavenly body"
plasmid, plasmid DNA - a small cellular inclusion consisting of a ring of DNA that is not in a chromosome but is capable of autonomous replication