Meissner's corpuscle

Meissner's corpuscle

[mahys-nerz]

Origin:
after German anatomist Georg Meissner (1829–1905), who described them in 1853

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Meissner's corpuscle Meiss·ner's corpuscle (mīs'nərz)
n.
See tactile corpuscle.

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