Attributed to or described by Antonio Pacchioni (1665–1726).

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pac·chi·o·ni·an (pah″ke-oґne-ən) named for Antonio Pacchioni, Italian anatomist, 1665–1726.

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  • pacchionian body — pac·chi·o·ni·an body .pak ē ō nē ən n ARACHNOID GRANULATION Pac·chi·o·ni .päk ē ō nē Antonio (1665 1726) Italian anatomist. Pacchioni wrote several papers on the structure and function of the dura mater. In 1705 he published his major treatise on …   Medical dictionary

  • pacchionian body — |pakē|ōnēən noun or pacchionian corpuscle Usage: sometimes capitalized P Etymology: Antonio Pacchioni died 1726 Italian anatomist + English an : a small whitish process that is one of the enlarged villi of the arachnoid membrane of the brain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pacchionian corpuscle — noun see pacchionian body …   Useful english dictionary

  • pacchionian bodies — granulationes arachnoideae …   Medical dictionary

  • pacchionian corpuscles — granulationes arachnoideae …   Medical dictionary

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  • Pacchionian body — see arachnoid villus [A. Pacchioni (1665–1726), Italian anatomist] …   The new mediacal dictionary

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