metaplasm

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metaplasm

[′med·ə‚plaz·əm]
(cell and molecular biology)
The ergastic substance of protoplasm.
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The differentiation between the inclusions found in this film and other more well documented red cell inclusions was solely based on the morphological characteristics.
Red cell inclusion bodies include nuclear products RNA/DNA, haemoglobin or iron pigments.
The ultrastructural features of the follicular cells showed some apical modifications of the cell various cytoplasmic organelles nucleus and other cell inclusions required for thyroid function as have been observed in thyroid of other mammals (Pantic 1974).
Cell inclusions: silica bodies irregular, margins spinulose,
A fine-structural study of the reproductive biology of Caribbean populations of the demosponge Chondrilla nucula led us to investigate various cell inclusions. By applying immunocytochemical methods we are able to demonstrate for the first time the occurrence of an endosymbiotic yeast in a marine sponge.