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- A mechanoreceptor is a sensory receptor that responds to mechanical pressure or distortion. Normally there are four main types in glabrous, or hairless...
- corpuscle or Ruffini ending or Ruffini corpuscle is a slowly adapting mechanoreceptor located in the cutaneous tissue between the dermal papillae and the...
- anatomist Georg Meissner (1829–1905) and Rudolf Wagner) are a type of mechanoreceptor. They are a type of nerve ending in the skin that is responsible for...
- infant. Another function of an areola is to house slowly-adapting mechanoreceptors that trigger oxytocin excretion during nursing. The size of the areola...
- cutaneous mechanoreceptors, nociceptors (pain) and thermoreceptors (temperature). The sensory receptors in the skin are: cutaneous mechanoreceptors Ruffini's...
- light touch, hearing and balance, and pain. Mechanoreceptors found in the skin, called cutaneous mechanoreceptors, are responsible for the sense of touch...
- Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini) are one of the four major types of mechanoreceptor cell in glabrous (hairless) mammalian skin. They are nerve endings...
- objects and their movements around her by sensing their vibrations (mechanoreceptor). She travels along with Aang and his friends as his earthbending teacher...
- in humans. Mechanoreceptors are sensory receptors which respond to mechanical forces, such as pressure or distortion. While mechanoreceptors are present...
- special group of nerve fiber endings and serves as a very sensitive mechanoreceptor for touch sensation. Each hair plexus forms a network around a hair...
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