salivary corpuscles

noun plural

: degenerating lymphocytes originating in the tonsils and passing into the saliva in the mouth

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“Salivary corpuscles.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/salivary%20corpuscles. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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