corpuscles


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corpuscles

A term often used for the red and white blood cells.
References in classic literature ?
peopling the corpuscles of our own blood are overcome with the proper
molecule, the corpuscle and the atom in that it is an ion.
Well, these stars, or rather corpuscles, only shine when they are heated by gliding over the atmospheric layers.
So is the microscopic examination for blood corpuscles.
There are more touch and pressure receptors such as Meissner's corpuscles, Pacinian corpuscles, Merkel's disks, and Ruffini's corpuscles under the skin of the palm than under the skin of the dorsal part of the hand.
The tumor cells contain variable amounts of corpuscles, around 8 to 1.
Objective: To examine the effects of prenatal administration of retinoic acid on the proliferation of epithelioreticular cells and Hassall's corpuscles in the medulla of chick thymus.
1969) also reported high concentrations of Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Magnesium hydroxide and Calcium sulphate in the calcareous corpuscles of Mesocestoides corti and stated that inorganic composition of corpuscles depend on parasite's environment.
This is consistent with the literature where PN showed typical histopathologic image of round or ovoid lobules that contain Pacinian corpuscles embedded in myxoid stroma.
Corpuscles of green, yellow and red advanced from the southeast, and were popping up north and west.
Descartes, Corpuscles and Reductionism: Mechanism and Systems in Descartes' Physiology, BARNABY R.