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hyaline bodies

 

Definition: homogeneous eosinophilic inclusions in the cytoplasm of epithelial cells; in renal tubules, hyaline bodies represent droplets of protein reabsorbed from the lumen.

Synonym(s): fuchsin bodies2

See Also: Mallory bodies, drusen

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