Malpighian corpuscle love

Malpighian corpuscle

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of numerous small nodular masses of lymphoid tissue attached to the sides of the smaller arterial branches in the spleen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anatomy) See malpighian body.

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  • noun anatomy renal corpuscle
  • noun a mass of lymphoid tissue surrounding an arteriole of the spleen

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

Etymologies

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

[After Marcello Malpighi.]

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