corpuscle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kôr'pu-sul, -pus-ul), [key]
- an unattached cell, esp. of a kind that floats freely, as a blood or lymph cell.
- a small mass or body forming a more or less distinct part, as the sensory receptors at nerve terminals.
- a minute or elementary particle of matter, as an electron, proton, or atom.
- any minute particle.
- corpuscle (Thesaurus)