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Noun: malpighian corpuscle
  1. The capsule that contains Bowman's capsule and a glomerulus at the expanded end of a nephron
    - malpighian body, renal corpuscle
Noun: malpighian layer
  1. The innermost layer of the epidermis
    - stratum germinativum, stratum basale, rete Malpighii
Adjective: Malpighian  mal'pi-gee-un
  1. Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Marcello Malpighi

Type of: capsule, stratum

Part of: cuticle, epidermis, nephron, uriniferous tubule

Encyclopedia: Malpighian corpuscle

Malpighian layer