Gierke, Hans P.B.

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Gierke,

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
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In broiler chickens, ghrelin-ip cells have been identified in thymic epithelial cells, thymic corpuscles, and macrophages (Wei et al.).
Additionally, three types of thymic corpuscles were detected.
Similarly, ghrelin-ip cells in the medulla were located within epithelial cells and thymic corpuscle. The cells exhibited a stained cytoplasm and were round or oval in shape (Fig.
An electron microscopic study of thymic corpuscles in guinea pig.