paciniform receptors
see under corpuscle.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • paciniform corpuscles — rapidly adapting lamellar nerve endings that are more elongated and have fewer laminae than pacinian corpuscles; found in the vibrissae and epidermis of the nose, in joint capsules, in aponeuroses, and at myotendinous junctions associated with… …   Medical dictionary

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