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Pacinian corpuscle (labels) - histology illustration

Pacinian corpuscle, with its system of capsules and central cavity.

a. Arterial twig, ending in capillaries, which form loops in some of the intercapsular spaces, and one penetrates to the central capsule. b. The fibrous tissue of the stalk. n. Nerve tube advancing to the central capsule, there losing its white matter, and stretching along the axis to the opposite end, where it ends by a tuberculated enlargement.

Histology illustration courtesy of Gray's Anatomy.

 

 

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