Krause's corpuscle

noun
Krau·​se's corpuscle | \ ˈkrau̇-zəz- How to pronounce Krause's corpuscle (audio) \

Medical Definition of Krause's corpuscle

: any of various rounded sensory end organs occurring in mucous membranes (as of the conjunctiva or genitals)

called also corpuscle of Krause

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