Mal·pi·ghi·an corpuscle noun \mal-ˈpi-gē-ən-, -ˈpē-\
: the part of a nephron that consists of a glomerulus and Bowman's capsule —called also Malpighian body
Origin of MALPIGHIAN CORPUSCLE
First Known Use: 1848
Malpighian corpuscle noun (Medical Dictionary)
: any of the small masses of adenoid tissue formed around the branches of the splenic artery in the spleen
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