Vater-Pacini corpuscle

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Another name for a Pacinian corpuscle. [Named after the German anatomist Abraham Vater (1684–1751) who discovered it some time prior to 1741, and the Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini (1812–83) who rediscovered it in 1835 and gave a full description of it in 1840]

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