blood corpuscle

blood corpuscle
noun
either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
Syn: ↑blood cell, ↑corpuscle
Derivationally related forms: ↑corpuscular (for: ↑corpuscle)
Hypernyms: ↑somatic cell, ↑vegetative cell
Hyponyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑blood

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noun

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blood corpuscle noun
A cell normally contained in suspension in the blood
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Main Entry:blood

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  • Blood corpuscle — Blood Blood (bl[u^]d), n. [OE. blod, blood, AS. bl[=o]d; akin to D. bloed, OHG. bluot, G. blut, Goth. bl[=o][thorn], Icel. bl[=o][eth], Sw. & Dan. blod; prob. fr. the same root as E. blow to bloom. See {Blow} to bloom.] 1. The fluid which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blood corpuscle — noun A blood cell …   Wiktionary

  • blood corpuscle — see blood cell * * * see under cell …   Medical dictionary

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  • white blood corpuscle — noun blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body s defense system • Syn: ↑leukocyte, ↑leucocyte, ↑white blood cell, ↑white cell, ↑white corpuscle, ↑WBC • Hypernyms: ↑blood cell …   Useful english dictionary

  • red blood corpuscle — noun see red blood cell * * * red blood cell or red blood corpuscle, = red corpuscle. (Cf. ↑red corpuscle) …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood corpuscle red — erythrocyte …   Medical dictionary

  • blood corpuscle white — leukocyte …   Medical dictionary

  • Blood — (bl[u^]d), n. [OE. blod, blood, AS. bl[=o]d; akin to D. bloed, OHG. bluot, G. blut, Goth. bl[=o][thorn], Icel. bl[=o][eth], Sw. & Dan. blod; prob. fr. the same root as E. blow to bloom. See {Blow} to bloom.] 1. The fluid which circulates in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blood baptism — Blood Blood (bl[u^]d), n. [OE. blod, blood, AS. bl[=o]d; akin to D. bloed, OHG. bluot, G. blut, Goth. bl[=o][thorn], Icel. bl[=o][eth], Sw. & Dan. blod; prob. fr. the same root as E. blow to bloom. See {Blow} to bloom.] 1. The fluid which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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