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one of numerous bodies present in the colostrum, supposed to be modified leukocytes containing fat droplets.
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colostrum corpuscleAn older term for a foamy cell seen within colostrum, possibly a lipid-laden macrophage.
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A cell containing phagocytosed fat globules, present in milk secreted the first few days after parturition.
See also: corpuscle
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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
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