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Medical Term:

Bollinger granules

Pronunciation: bol'in-ger


  1. relatively small, but frequently microscopically visible, pale yellow or yellow-white granules observed in the granulomatous lesion, or the exudate, in botryomycosis; the granules consist of irregular aggregates or colonizations of gram-positive cocci, usually staphylococci;
  2. term sometimes incorrectly used synonymously with Bollinger bodies (q.v.).
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