noun, Anatomy.
Also called kidney corpuscle, Malpighian body. the structure at the beginning of a vertebrate nephron, consisting of a glomerulus and its surrounding Bowman’s capsule.
a compact aggregation of lymphoid tissue surrounding an arteriole in the spleen.
(anatomy) an encapsulated cluster of capillaries at the end of each urine-secreting tubule of the kidney

malpighian corpuscle n.


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