L-d body

L-d body --> Leishman-Donovan body

The intracytoplasmic, nonflagellated leishmanial form of certain intracellular parasites, such as species of leishmania or the intracellular form of Trypanosoma cruzi; originally used for leishmania donovani parasites in infected spleen or liver cells in kala azar.

Synonym: amastigote, l-d body.


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