golgi-mazzoni corpuscle

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Golgi-Mazzoni corpuscle Golgi-Maz·zo·ni corpuscle (-māt-sō'nē)
An encapsulated sensory nerve ending similar to a lamellated corpuscle but simpler in structure and found in the subcutaneous tissue of the fingertips.

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