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corpuscle

cor·pus·cle

corpuscle

 
pronunciation:
kor p sl [or] kor puhs l
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cell that moves freely in the blood, esp. one of the red or white blood cells.
definition 2: a very small particle of matter, such as a photon or electron.
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derivation: corpuscular (adj.)
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