Malpighian corpuscle

noun Mal·pi·ghi·an corpuscle \ mal-ˈpi-gē-ən- , -ˈpē- \

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

Marcello Malpighi


Medical Dictionary

Malpighian corpuscle

noun

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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