Thermoreceptors - Ruffini corpuscle found in the lower...

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Thermoreceptors-detct changes in temperature Nociceptors – detect pain Mechanore receptors – detect changes in pressure,touch stretching Photoreceptors – detect changes in light Chemorecptors – detect chemicals;responsible for taste and smell
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Unformatted text preview: Ruffini corpuscle found in the lower dermis;perceives stretch Merkel disk found in the statum basal;perceives very light touch Meissner corpuscle found in the dermis of hairless skin; perceives light touch...
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course PHRM 3010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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