Krause's corpuscles (Wilhelm Krause)
- Krause’s bulbs
- Krause’s end bulbs
Nerve ending receptor.
Nerve ending receptor. Round corpuscles or bulbs which are encapsulated swellings on myelinated fibres. They constitute the nerve-endings present superficially in the skin, in the mucous membranes of the mouth, nose, eyes, and genitals.
See also Mazzoni's corpuscle, under Vittorio Mazzoni, Italian physician.
- W. Krause:
Die terminalen Körperchen der einfach sensiblen Nerven. Hannover, 1860.
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