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Of, relating to, or characterized by greatly enlarged cells.


of or relating to a disease characterized by enlarged cells
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Adj.1.cytomegalic - of or relating to or characterized by greatly enlarged cells
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"


a. citomegálico-a, caracterizado-a por células agrandadas.
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19) Histologic sections routinely stained by hematoxylin-eosin (Figure, A) can detect CMV-infected cells, as they are cytomegalic cells, typically 2- to 4-fold larger than normal, containing basophilic intranuclear inclusion bodies (Cowdry bodies") surrounded by a clear halo, giving the appearance of an "owl's eye.
Temporal bone histopathology 14 years after cytomegalic inclusion disease: A case study.
Pharyngeal and rectal cultures were negative for enteroviruses; serological tests for cytomegalic virus, Epstein Barr virus, Q-fever, and mycoplasma were negative; rheumatoid factor, anti-nuclear antibodies, anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, and thyroid function tests were within normal limits.
CMV was first detected in the early 1900s when multiple reports described large cells in the urine of children with a fatal systemic infection that was accordingly referred to as cytomegalic inclusion disease.
The liver of TAA+LDR showed strands of fibroblasts prol iferation surrounding cytomegalic hepatocytes (arrow) (Fig.