Chapter 7. Fine Structure of the Receptor Organs and its Probable Functional Significance

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

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715338.ch7

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Touch, Heat and Pain

How to Cite

Cauna, N. (1966) Fine Structure of the Receptor Organs and its Probable Functional Significance, 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.ch7

Author Information

  1. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, the School of Mcdicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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:

  • sensory receptor organs;
  • nerve terminals;
  • morphology;
  • tactile hairs;
  • myelinated axons

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Free Nerve Endings

  • Corpuscular Receptor Organs

  • Summary and Discussion

  • References

  • Discussion

  • Nature of Lamellar Cells of Encapsulated End-Organs

  • Comparison of Lamellateii and Meissner's Corpuscles