Definitions for tactile corpuscle
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an oval sense organ made of flattened cells and encapsulated nerve endings, occurring in hairless skin, as the tips of the fingers, and functioning as a touch receptor.
Category: Histology, Laboratory Biology, Cell Biology, Psychology
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