articular corpuscle

n.

Any of the encapsulated nerve endings in a joint capsule.

Nearby words

  1. articles of war,
  2. articular,
  3. articular capsule,
  4. articular cartilage,
  5. articular chondrocalcinosis,
  6. articular disk,
  7. articular lamella,
  8. articular muscle,
  9. articular muscle of elbow,
  10. articular muscle of knee


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