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Meissner's Corpuscle

Meissner's corpuscle is an integumentary (skin) sensory mechanoreceptor located in the dermis superficial region. Sensory receptors present in the skin, touch receptors located close to the epidermis.


Named after Georg Meissner (1829-1905) German histologist, physiologist and anatomist. Beiträge zur Anatomie und Physiologie der Haut. (Contributions to the anatomy and physiology of the skin.) Leipzig, 1853.



Links: Meissner's corpuscle | Pacinian corpuscle image | Touch Development | integumentary

Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, January 16) Embryology Meissner corpuscle 01.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Meissner_corpuscle_01.jpg

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