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Rainey corpuscles

Pronunciation: ra'ne

Definition: rounded, ovoidal, or sickle-shaped spores or bradyzoites, 12–16 × 4–9 mcm, found within the elongated cysts (Miescher tubes) of the protozoan Sarcocystis.

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