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MP term:abnormal pacinian corpuscle morphology
Synonym: pacinian corpuscle dysplasia
MP id: MP:0000988
Definition: any structural anomaly of any of the rapidly adapting mechanoreceptors found in subcutaneous tissue beneath both hairy and glabrous skin, and which normally contain an afferent nerve fiber surrounded by a capsule with multiple concentric layers; trasmit signals generated by vibrations when grasping an object
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mammalian phenotype
        is-anervous system phenotype
                is-aabnormal nervous system morphology
                        is-aabnormal somatic nervous system morphology
                                is-aabnormal somatic sensory system morphology
                                        is-aabnormal mechanoreceptor morphology
                                                is-aabnormal cutaneous/subcutaneous mechanoreceptor morphology
                                                        is-aabnormal hair guard neuron morphology +
                                                        is-aabnormal hair-down neuron morphology +
                                                        is-aabnormal hair-tylotrich neuron morphology +
                                                        is-aabnormal Meissner's corpuscle morphology +
                                                        is-aabnormal Merkel's receptor morphology +
                                                        is-aabnormal pacinian corpuscle morphology [MP:0000988] (7 genotypes, 7 annotations)
                                                        is-aabnormal Ruffini's corpuscle morphology

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