plastic corpuscle

ex·u·da·tion cor·pus·cle

a cell present in an exudate that assists in the organization of new tissue.
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plastic corpuscle

An obsolete term for cell in an acute inflammatory exudate that orchestrates the resolution of the insult; e.g., histiocyte/macrophage and/or fibroblast.
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