Hassall's corpuscle

noun

Has·​sall's corpuscle ˈhas-əlz- How to pronounce Hassall's corpuscle (audio)
: one of the small bodies of the medulla of the thymus having granular cells at the center surrounded by concentric layers of modified epithelial cells

called also thymic corpuscle

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“Hassall's corpuscle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Hassall%27s%20corpuscle. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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