Medical Definition of Trachoma bodies

1. Distinctive, complex, intracytoplasmic forms found in the conjunctival epithelial cells of persons in the acute phase of trachoma, less frequently in later stages, varying from 1) discrete acidophilic granules (approximately 250 nm in diameter), to 2) irregular clumps of such material embedded in a basophilic matrix, to 3) relatively large basophilic body's (approximately 700 to 1000 nm in diameter), to 4) large basophilic body's that include discrete, tiny, acidophilic granules. Synonym: Halberstaedter-Prowazek bodies, Prowazek-Greeff bodies. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trachoma Bodies

tracheotome
tracheotomies
tracheotomy
tracheotomy hook
tracheotomy tube
tracheƦ
trachinoid
trachitis
trachle
trachled
trachles
trachling
trachodon
trachodont
trachoma
trachoma bodies (current term)
trachoma glands
trachoma virus
trachomas
trachomatous
trachomatous conjunctivitis
trachomatous keratitis
trachomatous pannus
trachs
trachycarpous
trachychromatic
trachymedusae
trachyonychia
trachyphonia

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