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Don·o·van body

n :  an encapsulated gram-negative bacterium of the genus Calymmatobacterium (C. granulomatis) that is the causative agent of granuloma inguinale and is characterized by one or two opposite polar chromatin masses - compare LEISHMAN-DONOVAN BODY 
C. Donovan see LEISHMAN-DONOVAN BODY.

 
   

 
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