Negri bodies

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Negri bodies

[′nā·grē ‚bäd·ēz]
(pathology)
Acidophil cytoplasmic inclusion bodies in neurons, considered diagnostic of rabies.
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Adelchi Negri, an assistant pathologist working in the laboratory of Camillo Golgi, observed these inclusions in rabbits and dogs with rabies.
Caption: Left, Adelchi Negri 1876-1912, right: Neuron showing a cytoplasmic inclusion body (Negri body, arrow).