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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cutaneous_receptor

The cutaneous receptors are the types of sensory receptor found in the dermis or epidermis. ... With the above-mentioned receptor types the skin can sense the modalities touch, pressure, vibration, temperature and pain. The modalities and ...

www.homesciencetools.com/a/skin-touch

The epidermis also contains very sensitive cells called touch receptors that give the brain a variety of information about the environment the body is in.

www.nature.com/subjects/touch-receptors

Touch receptors are a subtype of sensory neuron that are located in the skin and possess specialized endings that respond to mechanical stimulation. As part of ...

www.starsandseas.com/SAS%20Physiology/Neurology/Touch.htm

Touch receptors are the nerve cells that tell your brain about tactile sensations. There are several types of touch receptors, but they can be divded into two ...

science.sciencemag.org/content/346/6212/950

Abstract. The skin is our largest sensory organ, transmitting pain, temperature, itch, and touch information to the central nervous system. Touch sensations are ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/touch+receptors

Looking for online definition of touch receptors in the Medical Dictionary? touch receptors explanation free. What is touch receptors? Meaning of touch receptors  ...

www.interactive-biology.com/3629/7-senses-and-an-introduction-to-sensory-receptors

Your body is covered with skin tissue, which means that your sense of touch is usually a ... Receptors to both touch and pressure are called Mechanoreceptors.

nba.uth.tmc.edu/neuroscience/s2/chapter02.html

For the tactile component of the somatosensory system, the skin covering the entire body, head and face functions as the touch receptor organ, whereas joint ...

www.brainfacts.org/Sensing-Thinking-Behaving/Senses-and-Perception/Articles/2012/Touch-and-Pain

Apr 1, 2012 ... Pain messages are picked up by receptors and transmitted to the spinal cord via small myelinated fibers and very small unmyelinated fibers.