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Medical Term:

cell inclusions


  1. the residual elements of the cytoplasm that are metabolic products of the cell, pigment granules or crystals;
  2. storage materials such as glycogen or fat;
  3. engulfed material such as carbon or other foreign substances.

See Also: inclusion bodies, under body

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