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Flashcards in Sensory Receptors of the Skin Deck (12):
1

Location of Merkel Cell-Neurite Complexes

Papillary dermis

2

Function of Merkel Cell-Neurite Complexes

Prolonged Pressure/Deep Touch

3

Adaption speed of Merkel Cell-Neurite Complexes

Slow

4

Location of Meissner's Corpuscles

Dermal Papillae

5

Function of Meissner's Corpuscles

Pressure Changes, Vibrations, Discriminatory Touch

6

Adaption speed of Meissner's Corpuscles

Rapid

7

Location of Ruffini Endings/Corpuscles

Deep Dermis

8

Function of Ruffini Endings/Corpuscles

Changes in tension

9

Adaption Speed of Ruffini Endings/Corpuscles

Slow

10

Location of Pacinian Corpuscles

Deep Dermis/Subcutis

11

Function of Pacinian Corpuscles

High frequency vibration

12

Adaption speed of Pacinian Corpuscles

Rapid