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Thermoreceptors - • Ruffini corpuscle – found in the...

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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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