Definition of Corpuscles

1. Noun. (plural of corpuscle) ¹

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Definition of Corpuscles

1. corpuscle [n] - See also: corpuscle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corpuscles

corpus tibiae
corpus trapezoideum
corpus triticeum
corpus ulnae
corpus unguis
corpus uteri
corpus vertebrae
corpus vesicae biliaris
corpus vesicae felleae
corpus vesicae urinariae
corpus vile
corpus vitreum
corpuscles (current term)
corpuscula articularia
corpuscula bulboidea
corpuscula lamellosa
corpuscular-radiation pressure
corpuscular lymph
corpuscular radiation
corpuscular theory
corpuscular theory of light

Literary usage of Corpuscles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"Red or Coloured corpuscles.—Human red blood-corpuscles are circular biconcave discs with rounded edges, -aj-Vrr inc^ ^n diameter (7 n to 8 /u. ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(a) The Red Blood-corpuscles (Erythrocytes) The red blood-corpuscles are by far the most numerous of the formed elements of the blood, the number in man ..."

3. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1920)
"This method applies equally well to in vivo mixtures; the transfused blood-corpuscles in a patient can be separated from the recipient's native corpuscles ..."

4. A Text book of physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"Even in health then a number of red corpuscles must be continually disappearing ; and in disease the rapid and great diminution which may take place in the ..."

5. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"In chronic catarrhal cystitis, pus-corpuscles from pigmented epithelia of the bladder, ... Pigmented pus-corpuscles at ouee justify the diagnosis of chronic ..."

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