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Pacini

Filippo, Italian anatomist, 1812-1883.

See: pacinian corpuscles, vater-Pacini corpuscles.


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Receptors in joints.

proprioreceptors is the one i learned, i think the ruffini and pacini are in the skin....

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by mith
Fri Jan 20, 2006 12:11 am
 
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Receptors in joints.

Joints contain 3 kinds of receptors: Pacini corpuscles, Ruffini corpuscles and free nerve endings. The first 2 transmit position and physical state of the joint, free nerve endings transmit pain. Although some books will tell you that free ...

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by MrMistery
Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:38 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
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