Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 13 - The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity - Review Questions - Page 522: 7(5)



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Pacinian corpuscles or lamellar corpuscles are mechanoreceptors present in the subcutaneous tissue and dermis of the skin. They are nerve endings responsible for detecting vibration and pressure. They are rapidly adapting deep pressure receptors.
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