corpuscle of Hassall

corpuscle of Has·sall \-ˈhasəl\
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corpuscle of Hassal


Definition of corpuscle of Hassall

  1. :  one of the small usually concentrically striated bodies in the thymus body representing remains of the epithelial tissue found in early stages of development

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Origin and Etymology of corpuscle of hassall

after Arthur H. Hassall †1894 English physician

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a brief usually trivial fact

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