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zebra body

 

Definition: metachromatically staining membrane-bound granules, measuring 0.5–1 mcm in diameter and containing lamellae with a 5.8 nm spacing, reported in Schwann cells and macrophages of patients suffering from metachromatic leukodystrophy.

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