corpuscle

corpuscle is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(kor′pŭs-ĕl )

[L. corpusculum, little body]

1. Any small rounded body.
2. An encapsulated sensory nerve ending.
3. A blood cell.
corpuscular (kor-pŭs′kyŭ-lăr ), adj.

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