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Guarnieri bodies

Pronunciation: gwahr-nē-ār′ē

Definition: intracytoplasmic acidophilic inclusion bodies observed in epithelial cells in variola (smallpox) and vaccinia infections; include aggregations of Paschen bodies or virus particles.

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