[puh-sin-ee-uh n] /pəˈsɪn i ən/
(sometimes lowercase) a microscopic, onionlike body consisting of layers of connective tissue wrapped around a nerve ending, located in the deep layers of skin, tendons, etc., and functioning as a sensory receptor of pressure and vibration.
pacinian corpuscle n.
See lamellated corpuscle.
/pəˈtʃiːnəʊ/ noun 1. Al, full name Alfredo James Pacino born 1940, US film actor; his films include The Godfather (1972), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Scent of a Woman (1992), for which he won an Oscar, and Insomnia (2002)
[pak] /pæk/ noun 1. a group of things wrapped or tied together for easy handling or carrying; a bundle, especially one to be carried on the back of an animal or a person: a mule pack; a hiker’s pack. 2. a definite quantity or standard measure of something wrapped up or otherwise assembled for merchandising […]
[pak-uh-buh l] /ˈpæk ə bəl/ adjective 1. suitable for , especially for travel: readily packable clothes.
[pak-ij] /ˈpæk ɪdʒ/ noun 1. a bundle of something, usually of small or medium size, that is and wrapped or boxed; parcel. 2. a container, as a box or case, in which something is or may be packed. 3. something conceived of as a compact unit having particular characteristics: That child is a package of […]