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Neufeld capsular swelling
medical dictionary

Increase in opacity and visibility of the capsule of capsulated organisms exposed to specific agglutinating anticapsular antibodies.

Synonyms: Neufeld reaction, quellung phenomenon, quellung reaction, quellung test.

Scrotal swelling, the swelling formed after the embryonic genital swellings have fused together, become spherical, and migrated caudally to the base of the penis; just before birth the testis comes to lie within it.

Spielmeyer's acute swelling, a form of degeneration of nerve cells in which the cell body and its processes swell and stain palely and diffusely.

(05 Mar 2000)

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