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Unformatted text preview: Pacinian corpuscle: deep touch Muscle spindle: Tendon receptors: Merkels dis: touch and pressure receptor 2. Thermoreceptors Krauses corpuscle: cold, stretchy, tough Ruffinis corpuscle: warm, pressure 3. Nociceptors: Free nerve endings: touch 4. Photoreceptors: Rods and cones: light perception 5. Chemoreceptors: Taste Smell Blood CO2 Receptor (Generator) potentials Caused by an increase in ion channel conductance, mainly for Na+ Direct relationship between the amplitude of receptor potential and AP frequency...
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- Spring '11