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(pə-chēnē, pä-)Filippo 1812-1883
  1. Italian anatomist who described the microscopic structure of the lamellated corpuscle.
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Historical Examples

  • This was in a fantasia on themes by Pacini, which he played in a most remarkable manner.

    Franz Liszt

    James Huneker

  • The most practical of these are the Sylvester and Pacini methods.

  • Pacini assumed an amusing importance, and his very myrmidons gave out their brass tickets with an air.

    A Love Story

    A Bushman

  • Pacini found in all the sensible nerves of the fingers many elliptical whitish corpuscles.

    Woman, Church & State

    Matilda Joslyn Gage

  • In Paris, Pacini's "partitions," an excellent edition of the popular Italian operas, are sold for twelve francs each.