- concentric corpuscles
- Hassall c's.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Hassall corpuscles — spherical or ovoid bodies found in the medulla of the thymus, composed of concentric arrays of epithelial cells which contain keratohyalin and bundles of cytoplasmic filaments. Called also Hassall bodies and concentric, Leber, or thymus c s.… … Medical dictionary
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corpuscle — 1. A small mass or body. 2. A blood cell. SYN: corpusculum. [L. corpusculum, dim. of corpus, body] amnionic c. SYN: corpus amylaceum. amylaceous c., amyloid c. SYN: corpus amylaceum. articular corpuscles … Medical dictionary
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Pacinian corpuscle — Infobox Anatomy Name = Pacinian corpuscle Latin = corpusculum lamellosum GraySubject = 233 GrayPage = 1060 Caption = Pacinian corpuscle, with its system of capsules and central cavity. a. Arterial twig, ending in capillaries, which form loops in… … Wikipedia
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corpora amylacea — small basophilic, periodic acidâ€“Schiffâ€“positive, hyaline masses, 5â€“50 μm in diameter, derived from degenerate cells or inspissated secretions and consisting of a central nidus surrounded by concentric lamellae. They occur in the… … Medical dictionary