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

(pua-sin;e-an) See lamellated corpuscle.
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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
Found on http://www.medicalneuroscience.com/ngloss.htm
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