|Malpighian corpuscle or Malpighian body|
|anatomy an encapsulated cluster of capillaries at the end of each urine-secreting tubule of the kidney|
|Malpighian body or Malpighian body|
malpighian corpuscle n.
See renal corpuscle.
Any of numerous small nodular masses of lymphoid tissue attached to the sides of the smaller arterial branches in the spleen. Also called malpighian body, splenic lymph follicle.