Origin of corpuscle
OTHER WORDS FROM corpusclecor·pus·cu·lar [kawr-puhs-kyuh-ler], /kɔrˈpʌs kyə lər/, cor·pus·cu·lat·ed [kawr-puhs-kyuh-ley-tid], /kɔrˈpʌs kyəˌleɪ tɪd/, cor·pus·cu·lous, adjectivecor·pus·cu·lar·i·ty [kawr-puhs-kyuh-lar-i-tee], /kɔrˌpʌs kyəˈlær ɪ ti/, nounin·ter·cor·pus·cu·lar, adjectivenon·cor·pus·cu·lar, adjective
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How to use corpuscle in a sentence
This is an expression which indicates the amount of hemoglobin in each red corpuscle compared with the normal amount.
The degree of pallor furnishes a rough index to the amount of hemoglobin in the corpuscle.
A single platelet lying upon a red corpuscle may easily be mistaken for a malarial parasite (Plate VI).
The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.
Soon, dark-brown granules derived from the hemoglobin of the corpuscle make their appearance within it.