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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
Example sentences from the Web for corpuscle
So the genes that would make red blood corpuscles, for example, are shut off in cells that become neurons.The Epigenetic Secrets Behind Dopamine, Drug Addiction and Depression|R. Douglas Fields|October 27, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Accordingly, the first third of the book is a historical overview of light, from Newton’s 17th century idea of light as “corpuscles” to experiments probing the quantum reality of photons, or particles of light, in the late 20th century.‘Schrödinger’s Web’ offers a sneak peek at the quantum internet|Dan Garisto|September 28, 2020|Science News
He crushed a corpuscular moth in water, painted a mulberry leaf with it, fed it to a healthy worm, and the corpuscles developed.
This corpuscular theory of matter may throw light on the laws of chemical combination.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby
Sir Isaac Newton's corpuscular theory "explained all the phenomena of light, except one," and he actually assumed, for it "fits."
Herschel accepted, as did all his cotemporaries, the Newtonian or corpuscular theory of light.Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works|Edward Singleton Holden
But distinctly enough, we are told of one red rain that it was of corpuscular composition—red snow, rather.The Book of the Damned|Charles Fort