corpuscle corpuscle

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
  2. (n) either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets

Usage(s):

  1. The Revolution was one, and Jefferson was the healthiest, reddest corpuscle in it.
  2. The autopsy confirmed that the white corpuscle production in the patient's blood had been drastically reduced.
  3. There isn't a corpuscle of my blood that loafs.

Quotes

  • "These are soldiers who love their country," State Rep. Aaron Pena, D-Edinburg, said. "They love it so much that it is in every fiber, in every sinew, in every vessel, in every corpuscle. They bleed love for their country, and to think the...
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Aaron Peña Source: Houston Chronicle

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