Chapter 6. Unit Design and Array Patterns in Receptor Organs

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

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715338.ch6

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

How to Cite

Quilliam, T. A. (1966) Unit Design and Array Patterns in Receptor Organs, 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.ch6

Author Information

  1. Department of Anatomy, University College, London

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:

  • pacinian corpuscle;
  • end-organs;
  • interosseous membranes;
  • mammals;
  • external genitalia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Pacinian Corpuscle

  • The Herbst Corpuscle

  • The Innominate Corpuscle

  • Genital Corpuscles

  • The Grandry Corpuscle

  • Merkel's Disks

  • Intra-Epidermal Terminals

  • Vibrissae

  • Array Patterns

  • Summary

  • References

  • Discussion