thymic corpuscle

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thymic corpuscle

[′thī·mik ′kȯr·pə·səl]
(histology)
A characteristic, rounded, acidophil body in the medulla of the thymus; composed of hyalinized cells concentrically arranged about a core which is occasionally calcified. Also known as Hassal's body.
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