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Meissner's corpuscle

[ mahys-nerz ]
/ ˈmaɪs nərz /
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noun
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Origin of Meissner's corpuscle

After German anatomist Georg Meissner (1829–1905), who described them in 1853

Words nearby Meissner's corpuscle

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Medical definitions for Meissner's corpuscle

Meissner's corpuscle
[ mīsnərz ]

n.
tactile corpuscle
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