TITLE

Leishman-Donovan bodies

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1220
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Leishman-Donovan bodies" is presented. Leishman-Donovan bodies refer to small bodies found in the spleen and liver of victims of kala-azar or dum-dum fever which is called the Leishmania donovani. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21233945

 

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