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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A cell, especially one having a distinct function and form.

Usage examples (32)
  • We have repeated this experiment several times with the same result, thus showing that the complement in the white corpuscles is a very fragile substance.
  • As a result of this decomposition very minute bodies, to which the name corpuscles has been given, are projected from the radium atom with exceedingly great velocity.
  • These bodies are known as the corpuscles of Herbst.
  • One of these theories asserts that a light ray is composed of small particles, which we may term corpuscles, which are projected into space by light-emitting substances. for more
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