Receptors- The Pacinian Corpuscle

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The Pacinian Corpuscle is a form of receptor that developed to receive information about mechanical pressure. They are located in abundance in the fingertips, soles of the feet, and the genitals, and send information relating to the touch sense.

Structure of a Pacinian corpuscle

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  • The Pacinian corpuscle consists of a neurone ending surrounded by connective…

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