Medical Definition of Vater's corpuscles

1. Small oval bodies in the skin of the fingers, in the mesentery, tendons, and elsewhere, formed of concentric layers of connective tissue with a soft core in which the axon of a nerve fibre runs, splitting up into a number of fibrils that terminate in bulbous enlargements; they are sensitive to pressure. Synonym: corpuscula lamellosa, pacinian corpuscles, Vater's corpuscles, Vater-Pacini corpuscles. (05 Mar 2000)



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