Definitions of corpuscle

  1. either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A minute particle; an atom; a molecule. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. A protoplasmic animal cell; esp., such as float free, like blood, lymph, and pus corpuscles; or such as are imbedded in an intercellular matrix, like connective tissue and cartilage corpuscles. See Blood. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. An electron. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A minute particle: a physical atom. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. CORPUSCULAR, CORPUSCULOUS. Prof. Tyndall. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A minute body or particle. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A minute particle or body; cell; atom. corpuscule. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A minute physical atom. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A small body; a particle. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. A protoplasmic cell, floating freely in some fluid, or embedded in some matrix; various sensory structures; any small protoplasmic mass of definite function or shape. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for corpuscle

  1. Like most comely women of intelligence Sylvia was intimately familiar with every phase of her own looks, and she knew down to the last blood- corpuscle that she had never looked better. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  2. In one second, with appalling swiftness, she disappeared, swallowed out of space and time within that awful maw- one little corpuscle among a million through which the Life, now stalking the Desert wastes, moulded itself a troop- like Body. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood