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Unformatted text preview: hypodermis 5 Subcutaneous tissue made primarily of adipose tissue Dermal papillae 6 Composed primarily of areolar connective tissue in the shape of indentations Meissner’s corpuscle 7 Light touch receptors. Found in fingertips, palms, soles, lips, tongue, face, nipples, and genitals Eccrine sweat gland 8 Responsible for thermoregulation by secreting water, some salts, and urea. Arrector pili muscle 9 Attached to end of hair root and basement membrane in order to raise hairs to help with thermoregulation. Pacinian corpuscle 10 Response to deep pressure and vibration. Slow adapting. Found in subcutaneous tissue and other places....
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- Spring '08
- Sebaceous gland, sweat gland, areolar connective tissue, irregular connective tissue, papillae Meissner