Definition of Malpighian corpuscle
: the part of a nephron that consists of a glomerulus and Bowman's capsule —called also Malpighian body
Origin and Etymology of malpighian corpuscle
First Known Use: 1848
Medical Definition of Malpighian corpuscle
2: any of the small masses of adenoid tissue formed around the branches of the splenic artery in the spleen
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