colostrum corpuscle

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co·los·trum cor·pus·cle

one of numerous bodies present in the colostrum, supposed to be modified leukocytes containing fat droplets.

colostrum corpuscle

An older term for a foamy cell seen within colostrum, possibly a lipid-laden macrophage.

colostrum corpuscle

A cell containing phagocytosed fat globules, present in milk secreted the first few days after parturition.
See also: corpuscle

Donné,

Alfred, French physician, 1801-1878.
Donné corpuscle - one of numerous bodies present in the colostrum, supposed to be modified leukocytes containing fat droplets. Synonym(s): colostrum corpuscle