Ruffini's corpuscle


Ruf·​fi·​ni's corpuscle ru̇-ˈfē-nēz- How to pronounce Ruffini's corpuscle (audio)
variants or Ruffini corpuscle
: any of numerous oval sensory end organs occurring in the subcutaneous tissue of the fingers

called also Ruffini's brush, Ruffini's end organ

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Ruffini's corpuscle


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“Ruffini's corpuscle.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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