Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun corpuscle

2 senses of corpuscle

Sense 1
atom, molecule, particle, corpuscle, mote, speck -- ((nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything)
       => material, stuff -- (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread")

Sense 2
blood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscle -- (either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets)
       => somatic cell, vegetative cell -- (any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes; "somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells";)

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