cytomegalovirus inclusion disease

cytomegalovirus inclusion disease
An infection caused by the cytomegalovirus and marked by nuclear inclusion bodies in enlarged infected cells.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • cytomegalic inclusion disease — n a severe disease esp. of newborns that is caused by the cytomegalovirus and usu. affects the salivary glands, brain, kidneys, liver, and lungs called also inclusion disease * * * cytomegalovirus disease any of a group of diseases caused by… …   Medical dictionary

  • cy|to|me|gal|ic inclusion disease — «SY toh muh GAL ihk», a serious disease of newborn babies that affects the brain, liver, kidneys, and lungs, characterized by a great enlargement of epithelial cells, with nuclei containing large inclusion bodies. It is caused by a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cytomegalic inclusion disease — noun : a severe disease especially of newborns that is caused by the cytomegalovirus and usually affects the salivary glands, brain, kidneys, liver, and lungs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cytomégalovirus — Pour les articles homonymes, voir CMV. Cytomégalovirus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cytomegalovirus — A group of viruses in the family Herpesviridae infecting humans and other animals, many of the viruses having special affinity for salivary glands, and causing enlargement of cells of various organs and development of characteristic inclusions… …   Medical dictionary

  • cytomegalovirus mononucleosis — a type of acquired cytomegalic inclusion disease that resembles infectious mononucleosis, with fever, splenomegaly, hepatic involvement, atypical lymphocytes, and a negative heterophil antibody test, but without pharyngitis or cervical adenopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • Inclusion body — Inclusion bodies are nuclear or cytoplasmic aggregates of stainable substances, usually proteins. They typically represent sites of viral multiplication in a bacterium or a eukaryotic cell and usually consist of viral capsid proteins. Inclusion… …   Wikipedia

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cytomegalovirus — Probably the most widespread of the Herpetoviridae group. Infected cells enlarge and have a characteristic inclusion body (composed of virus particles) in the nucleus. Causes disease only in utero (leading to abortion or stillbirth or to various… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Cytomegalic inclusion body disease — (CIBD) is a series of signs and symptoms caused by cytomegalovirus infection, toxoplasmosis or other rare infections such as herpes or rubella viruses. It can produce massive calcification of the central nervous system, and often the kidneys.[1]… …   Wikipedia

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