An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15849 entries, 13787 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 28, 2023

PACINI, Filippo

3 entries
  • 1263

Nuovi organi scoperti nel corpo humano.

Pistoia: Cino, 1840.

“Pacini’s corpuscles”, end organs of sensory nerves, earlier described by Vater in 1717.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 19th Century, NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Peripheral Nerves / Nerve Impulses
  • 7330

Nuove ricerche microscopiche sulla tessiture intima della retina nell’ uomo, nei vertebrati, nei cefalapodi, e negli insetti precedute da alcune riflessioni sugli elementi morfologici globulari del sisteme nervoso.

Nuovi Annali delle Scienze Naturali de Bologna, July & August, Bologna, 1845.

Pacini was the first to provide an accurate description of all the layers of the retina. Digital facsimile of the separate (offprint) edition from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy, OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • 5106.1

Osservazioni microscopiche e deduzioni patologiche sul cholera asiatico.

Gazz. med. ital. fed. tosc., 2 ser., 4, 397-401, 405-12, 1854.

Pacini described vibrios seen in the intestinal contents of cholera victims. He incriminated these vibrios as the pathogen in the disease, anticipating Koch (No. 5108) by 30 years. See N. Howard-Jones. Perspect. Biol. Med.,1971, 13, 422-33.



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Cholera