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cor·pus·cle

(kōr'pŭs-ĕl),
1. A small mass or body.
2. A blood cell.
Synonym(s): corpusculum
[L. corpusculum, dim. of corpus, body]
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cor·pus·cle

(kōr'pŭs-ĕl)
1. A small mass or body.
2. A blood cell.
Synonym(s): corpusculum.
[L. corpusculum, dim. of corpus, body]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Experimental evidence concerning the role of the corpusculum in Asclepias pollination.
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That is, The Jewish-Christian Schism Revisited (London: SCM, 2003) reads to me like a celebration of what he would call "corpusculum christianum" when he saw it in Mennonites.
Within the Asclepiadaceae sensu Cronquist (1981), the nature of corpusculum attachment to the style-stigma head in Secarnone (Kunze, 1991) is also anomalous.