calcareous corpuscles

calcareous corpuscles

rounded masses composed of concentric layers of calcium carbonate, characteristic of tapeworm tissue.

cal·car·e·ous cor·pus·cles

(kal-kār'ē-ŭs kōr'pŭs-ĕlz)
Rounded masses composed of concentric layers of calcium carbonate, characteristic of tapeworm tissue.
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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.