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Malpigh'ian cor'puscle



Anat.
1. Also called kidney corpuscle, Malpigh'ian bod"y. the structure at the beginning of a vertebrate nephron, consisting of a glomerulus and its surrounding Bowman's capsule.
2. a compact aggregation of lymphoid tissue surrounding an arteriole in the spleen.

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