Pacinian corpuscle

[n] - a specialized bulblike nerve ending located in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin
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Pacinian corpuscle

is a cutaneous (and visceral) receptor that is classified as being rapidly adapting type II (RAII). It lies deep in the dermis of the skin and is sensitive to high-frequency mechanical stimuli or vibration
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Pacinian corpuscle

noun a specialized bulblike nerve ending located in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin; occurs abundantly in the skin of palms and soles and joints and genitals
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pacinian corpuscle

(from the article `senses`) ...areas of the skin are particularly sensitive to certain modalities. The nerve endings found in skin may be either Ruffini endings, encapsulated ... Microscopic examination of the skin reveals a variety of nerve terminals; there are free nerve endings (which are most common), so-called Ruffini ... [4 rel...
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Pacinian Corpuscle

Pacinian corpuscles are fast-conducting, bulb-shaped receptors located deep in the dermis. They are the largest of the skin's receptors and are believed to provide instant information about how and where we move. They are also sensitive to vibration. Pacinian corpuscles are also located in joints and tendons and in tissue that lines organs and bloo...
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pacinian corpuscle

(pua-sin;e-an) See lamellated corpuscle.
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pacinian corpuscle

(pua-sin;e-an) See lamellated corpuscle.
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