Golgi-Mazzoni corpuscles


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Golgi-Mazzoni corpuscles

[gôl′jē matsō′nē]
Etymology: Camillo Golgi; Vittori Mazzoni, Italian physiologist, 1880-1940
a number of thin capsules enveloping terminal nerve fibrils in the subcutaneous tissue of the fingers. They have thicker cores than Pacini's corpuscles but are similar special sensory end organs. Compare Krause's corpuscles, Pacini's corpuscles, Ruffini's corpuscles.