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 corpuscle corpuscle /ˈkɔrpəsəl/

noun

  1. Either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets  ( blood cell , blood corpuscle , corpuscle )
    either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
  2. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything  ( atom , corpuscle , molecule , mote , speck , particle )
    (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
      The scientist observed the movement of particles under a microscope.
    The scientist observed the movement of particles under a microscope.