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corpuscle

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noun cor·pus·cle \ˈkȯr-(ˌ)pəs-əl\

Medical Definition of corpuscle

  1. 1:  a living cell; especially :  one (as a red or white blood cell or a cell in cartilage or bone) not aggregated into continuous tissues

  2. 2:  any of various small circumscribed multicellular bodies—usually used with a qualifying term <Malpighian corpuscles>

corpuscular \kȯr-ˈpəs-kyə-lər\play adjective




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