Mallory bodies

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Mallory bodies

[′mal·ə·rē ‚bäd·ēz]
(pathology)
Oval acidophilic hyalin inclusion bodies seen in the cytoplasm of hepatic cells in Laennec's cirrhosis. Also known as alcoholic hyaline.
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Molecular misreading of the ubiquitin B gene and hepatic Mallory body formation.
Expression of this gene is associated with Mallory body formation, which is known to occur in this model (Denk et al.