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Malpighian corpuscle

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A mass of arterial capillaries enveloped in a capsule and attached to a tubule in the kidney. Also called Malpighian body, renal corpuscle.
  • n. A nodule of lymphatic tissue surrounding the smaller arteries in the spleen.

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  • n. renal corpuscle
  • n. a mass of lymphoid tissue surrounding an arteriole of the spleen

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See malpighian body.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the capsule that contains Bowman's capsule and a glomerulus at the expanded end of a nephron

Etymologies

After Marcello Malpighi.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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