Hektoen International

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Tag: Pacini’s corpuscles

  • Pacini’s corpuscles and occult sciences

    Gianfranco Natale Paola Lenzi  Italy   Fig 1.Title page of Nuovi organi scoperti nel corpo umano Pacini, 1840; see note 5. Source: Google Books The year 2012 was the bicentenary of the birth of the anatomist and pathologist Filippo Pacini. Born in Pistoia (Tuscany) in 1812, he studied and worked there until 1840; then moved…