corpuscle

  • 1 Corpuscle — may refer to: a small free floating biological cell, especially a blood cell, but not a fat cell a nerve ending such as Meissner s corpuscle or a Pacinian corpuscle any member of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge or Corpus Christi College, Oxford …

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  • 2 Corpuscle — Cor pus*cle ( p[u^]s*s l), n. [L. corpusculum, dim. of corpus.] 1. A minute particle; an atom; a molecule. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A protoplasmic animal cell; esp., such as float free, like blood, lymph, and pus corpuscles; or such as are… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 corpuscle — index scintilla Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 corpuscle — 1650s, any small particle, from L. corpusculum a puny body; an atom, particle, dim. of corpus body (see CORPOREAL (Cf. corporeal)). First applied to blood cells 1845. Related: Corpuscular …

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  • 5 corpuscle — *particle, atom, molecule …

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  • 6 corpuscle — ► NOUN ▪ a minute body or cell in an organism, especially a red or white blood cell. DERIVATIVES corpuscular adjective. ORIGIN Latin corpusculum small body …

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  • 7 corpuscle — [kôr pus′kyo͞ol΄kôr′pus΄əl, kôr′pə səl] n. [L corpusculum, dim. of corpus: see CORPUS] 1. a very small particle 2. Anat. a protoplasmic particle or cell with a special function; esp., any of the erythrocytes ( red corpuscles) or leukocytes (… …

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  • 8 corpuscle — n. a red; white corpuscle * * * [ kɔːpəs(ə)l] white corpuscle white corpuscle a red …

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  • 9 corpuscle — UK [ˈkɔː(r)pʌs(ə)l] / US [ˈkɔrˌpʌs(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms corpuscle : singular corpuscle plural corpuscles medical one of the white or red cells in your blood …

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  • 10 corpuscle — Electron E*lec tron, n. [NL., fr. Gr. h lektron. See {Electric}.] 1. Amber; also, the alloy of gold and silver, called {electrum}. [archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. (Physics & Chem.) one of the fundamental subatomic particles, having a negative charge… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 corpuscle — dalelė statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Smulkiausia medžiagos sandaros dalis. atitikmenys: angl. corpuscle; particle vok. Korpuskel, f; Partikel, f; Teilchen, n rus. частица, f pranc. corpuscule, f; particule, f …

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  • 12 corpuscle — dalelė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. corpuscle; particle vok. Korpuskel, f; Partikel, f; Teilchen, n rus. частица, f pranc. corpuscule, f; particule, f …

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  • 13 corpuscle — noun Etymology: Latin corpusculum, diminutive of corpus Date: 1660 1. a minute particle 2. a. a living cell; especially one (as a red or white blood cell or a cell in cartilage or bone) not aggregated into continuous tissues b …

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  • 14 corpuscle — n. [L. dim. corpus, body] A small cell floating freely in a fluid such as blood or lymph or embedded in an intercellular matrix …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 15 corpuscle — corpuscular /kawr pus kyeuh leuhr/, corpusculated /kawr pus kyeuh lay tid/, corpusculous, adj. corpuscularity /kawr pus kyeuh lar i tee/, n. /kawr peuh seuhl, pus euhl/, n. 1. Biol. an unattached cell, esp. of a kind that floats freely, as a… …

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  • 16 corpuscle — noun a) A minute particle; an atom; a molecule. b) A protoplasmic animal cell; esp., such as float free, like blood, lymph, and pus corpuscles; or such as are imbedded in an intercellular matrix, like connective tissue and cartilage corpuscles.… …

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  • 17 corpuscle — 1. A small mass or body. 2. A blood cell. SYN: corpusculum. [L. corpusculum, dim. of corpus, body] amnionic c. SYN: corpus amylaceum. amylaceous c., amyloid c. SYN: corpus amylaceum. articular corpuscles …

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  • 18 corpuscle — cor|pus|cle Mot Pla Nom masculí …

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  • 19 corpuscle — cor|pus|cle [ˈko:pəsəl, ko:ˈpʌ US ˈko:rpə ] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: corpusculum small body , from corpus; CORPUS] one of the red or white cells in the blood …

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  • 20 corpuscle — cor|pus|cle [ kɔr,pʌsl ] noun count one of the white or red cells in the blood …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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