Chapter 14. Cutaneous Receptors with a High Sensitivity to Mechanical Displacement

  1. A. V. S. de Reuck M.Sc., D.I.C., A.R.C.S. and
  2. Julie Knight B.A.
  1. A. Iggo

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715338.ch14

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

How to Cite

Iggo, A. (1966) Cutaneous Receptors with a High Sensitivity to Mechanical Displacement, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain (eds A. V. S. de Reuck and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715338.ch14

Author Information

  1. Department of Veterinary Physiology, University of Edinburgh

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1966

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714829

Online ISBN: 9780470715338

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Keywords:

  • cutaneous mechanism;
  • afferent fibres;
  • morphology;
  • single-unit information;
  • chemical stimuli

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Classification of Cutaneous Mechanoreceptors

  • The Effect of Temperature

  • Regional Differences in Cutaneous Innervation

  • Species Differences in Cutaneous Innervation

  • Diameter of the Afferent Nerve Fibres

  • Summary

  • References

  • Discussion