Pacchioni's bodies

Synonyms

Granulationes arachnoidales (obsolete term), granulationes arachnoideae. Pacchonian corpuscles, pacchonian glands, pacchonian.

Related people

The arachnoidal granulations.

Description

The arachnoidal granulations. Tufted prolongations of pia-arachnoid.


We thank Søren Nørby for information submitted.

Bibliography

A. Pacchioni:
Dissertatio epistolaris ad Lucam Schroeckium de glandulis conglobatis durae meningis humanae etc.
Rome, Francesco Buagni, 1705.

Pat Forbis and Susan L. Bartolucci:
Stedman's Medical Eponyms. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 1998.

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