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pacinian pa·cin·i·an (pə-sĭn'ē-ən, -chĭn'-)
adj.
Relating to or described by Filippo Pacini.

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  • Again, many of the nerve fibers terminate in corpuscles, the largest about 1/20 of an inch long, called pacinian corpuscles.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell
  • These bodies have been compared to a pacinian body (a sense-organ found in Vertebrates) and they bear no little resemblance to it.

    Earthworms and their Allies Frank E. Beddard

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