corpuscles


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  • corpuscles — cor·pus·cle || kɔːpÊŒsl n. cell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Corpuscles of Herbst — Gray s subject #233 1061 The Corpuscles of Herbst or Herbst corpuscles are a nerve ending similar to the Pacinian corpuscle, in the mucous membrane of the tongue, in pits on the beak and in other parts of the bodies of birds. It differs from the… …   Wikipedia

  • corpuscles of Stannius — the bud like evagination(s) from the wall of the pronephric duct anterior to the opisthonephros (Holosteans) or in the posterior region of the opisthonephros (Teleosteans) in the kidney. Function unknown according to some, said to be that of… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Hassall's corpuscles — Micrograph of a thymic corpuscle. H E stain. Gray s subject #27 …   Wikipedia

  • Red blood corpuscles — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White blood corpuscles — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lymph corpuscles — Lymph Lymph, n. [L. lympha: cf. F. lymphe.] 1. A spring of water; hence, water, or a pure, transparent liquid like water. [1913 Webster] A fountain bubbled up, whose lymph serene Nothing of earthly mixture might distain. Trench. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pacinian corpuscles — Pacinian Pa*cin i*an, a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Filippo Pacini (1812 1883), an Italian physician of the 19th century. [1913 Webster] {Pacinian corpuscles}, small oval bodies terminating some of the minute branches of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vater-Pacini corpuscles — Pacinian Pa*cin i*an, a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Filippo Pacini (1812 1883), an Italian physician of the 19th century. [1913 Webster] {Pacinian corpuscles}, small oval bodies terminating some of the minute branches of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vater's corpuscles — Pacinian Pa*cin i*an, a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Filippo Pacini (1812 1883), an Italian physician of the 19th century. [1913 Webster] {Pacinian corpuscles}, small oval bodies terminating some of the minute branches of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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