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Medical Term:

Negri bodies

Pronunciation: nā′grē


eosinophilic, sharply outlined, pathognomonic inclusion bodies (2–10 mcm in diameter) found in the cytoplasm of certain nerve cells containing the virus of rabies, especially in Ammon horn of the hippocampus.

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