Definition of Corpuscles. Meaning of Corpuscles. Synonyms of Corpuscles

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Definition of Corpuscles

Corpuscle
Corpuscle Cor"pus*cle, n. (Physics) An electron.

Meaning of Corpuscles from wikipedia

- Corpuscularianism, the atomistic view that all physical objects are composed of corpuscles, which was dominant among 17th century European thinkers The corpuscular...
- White blood cells (WBCs), also called leukocytes or leucocytes, are the cells of the immune system that are involved in protecting the body against both...
- Red blood cells (RBCs), also referred to as red cells, red blood corpuscles, haematids, erythroid cells or erythrocytes (from Gr**** erythros for "red"...
- Tactile corpuscles or Meissner's corpuscles are a type of mechanoreceptor discovered by anatomist Georg Meissner (1829–1905) and Rudolf Wagner. They are...
- Pacinian corpuscles (or lamellar corpuscles; discovered by Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini) are one of the four major types of mechanoreceptor cell in...
- A renal corpuscle is the blood-filtering component of the nephron of the kidney. It consists of a glomerulus - a tuft of capillaries composed of endothelial...
- lamellar corpuscles (Pacinian corpuscles), tactile corpuscles (Meissner's corpuscles), Merkel nerve endings, and bulbous corpuscles (Ruffini corpuscle). There...
- the atoms were supposed to be indivisible, whereas corpuscles could in principle be divided. Corpuscles are single, infinitesimally small, particles which...
- H****all's corpuscles (or thymic corpuscles (bodies)) are structures found in the medulla of the human thymus, formed from eosinophilic type VI epithelial...
- least two anatomical structures called a Malpighian corpuscle. They are also known as: Renal corpuscles — the initial filtering component of nephrons in...
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