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Meissner's corpuscle

Saltos de línea: Meissner's cor|puscle
Pronunciación: /ˈmʌɪsnəz
 
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Definición de Meissner's corpuscle en inglés:

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Anatomy
A sensory nerve ending that is sensitive to mechanical stimuli, found in the dermis in various parts of the body.
Example sentences
  • In primates, Pacinian corpuscles and Meissner's corpuscles within the skin confer vibrational sensitivity.
  • It's because of the Meissner's corpuscles that these areas of your body are particularly sensitive.
  • There is no known method of restoring Meissner's corpuscles or other specialized sensory nerve cells.

Origen

late 19th century: named after Georg Meissner (1829–1905), German anatomist.

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