Category: Applied Functional Science

Pacinian Corpuscles are another type of mechanoreceptor that contributes to the neural representation of body position and movement that we call proprioception. The terminal endings of the afferent nerve are encapsulated like many other proprioceptors. Pacinian Corpuscles have been found in the skin, ligaments, and joint capsules throughout the body. They have a greater density in the sole of the feet and the palm of the hands.


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