Malpighian-corpuscle meaning

măl-pĭgē-ən
Any of numerous small nodular masses of lymphoid tissue attached to the sides of the smaller arterial branches in the spleen.
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Any of numerous small nodular masses of lymphoid tissue attached to the sides of the smaller arterial branches in the spleen.
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(anatomy) Renal corpuscle.
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A mass of lymphoid tissue surrounding an arteriole of the spleen.
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Origin of malpighian-corpuscle

  • After Marcello Malpighi

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition