Medical Definition of Sand bodies

1. Mineralised body's occurring in the meninges, choroid plexus, and in certain meningiomas; composed usually of a central capillary surrounded by concentric whorls of meningocytes in various stages of hyaline change and mineralization; can also occur in benign and malignant epithelial tumours (often papillary) or with chronic inflammation. Synonym: sand bodies. Synonym: corpora arenacea. Synonym: calcospherite. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Bodies

sanctus
sanctus bell
sand
sand-art
sand-blind
sand-crack
sand-grouse
sand-martin
sand art
sand badger
sand bar
sand bars
sand bath
sand berry
sand blackberry
sand bodies (current term)
sand boil
sand box
sand boxes
sand cast
sand cat
sand cats
sand cherry
sand crab
sand crack
sand cricket
sand dab
sand devil's claw
sand dollar
sand dollars

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