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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
Words nearby corpuscle
Example sentences from the Web for corpuscle
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.