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1. corpuscle

noun. either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets.

Synonyms

  • white corpuscle
  • blood corpuscle
  • WBC
  • RBC
  • erythrocyte
  • white blood cell
  • blood
  • white blood corpuscle
  • blood cell
  • leucocyte
  • vegetative cell
  • white cell
  • red blood cell
  • packed cells
  • leukocyte

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

Etymology

  • corpusculum (Latin)

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2. corpuscle

noun. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything.

Synonyms

  • stuff
  • molecule
  • chylomicron
  • grain
  • flyspeck
  • mote
  • particle
  • grinding
  • material
  • atom
  • identification particle

Antonyms

  • largeness
  • bigness
  • big
  • large

Etymology

  • corpusculum (Latin)

Example sentences of the word corpuscle


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is virtually impossible to discuss the RDW aspect of a blood test without including MCV, or mean corpuscle value.

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