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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets; (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything.

Usage examples (35)
  • This was due to the organ having to produce white corpuscles in huge quantities in defense against the snake's venom.
  • There wasn't a red corpuscle left in their bodies.
  • Course your red corpuscle count goes down afterward.
  • Jon-Tom was reminded of a corpuscle in the bloodstream. for more
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