Gierke, Hans P.B.

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Hans P.B., German anatomist, 1847-1886.
Gierke corpuscles - Synonym(s): thymic corpuscles
Gierke respiratory bundle - primary sensory fibers that enter with the vagus, glossopharyngeal, and facial nerves, and in part convey information from stretch receptors and chemoreceptors in the walls of the cardiovascular, respiratory, and intestinal tracts. Synonym(s): solitary tract