Definition of corpuscular in English:

corpuscular

adjective

  • See corpuscle

    • ‘High mean corpuscular volume, which is often a sign of either vitamin B12 or folate deficiency, has been found to be predictive for a risk of colorectal polyps in men.’
    • ‘In normocytic anemias, the mean corpuscular volume is within defined normal limits, but the hemoglobin and hematocrit are decreased.’
    • ‘This complete blood count was done on an instrument which employs impedance and pulse editing technology in measuring the mean corpuscular volume.’
    • ‘When the corpuscular theory of matter was developed and accepted (which could explain but not predict chemical changes in terms of transmutations), this belief was strengthened.’
    • ‘For example, the corpuscular hypothesis implied that swifter rays would be less refracted by a prism than slower ones because they were exposed for a shorter time to the prism's influence.’

Pronunciation

corpuscular

/kɔːˈpʌskjʊlə/