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Pacinian Corpuscles

Summary Information: Pacinian Corpuscles

Pacinian Corpuscles: Pacinian corpuscles are nerve endings located deep in the skin's dermis, bladder, and muscles and by joints. Pacinian corpuscles are a type of mechanoreceptor and a part of the sensory nervous system. Pacinian corpuscles pick up sensations of vibration and changes in pressure and relay them to the peripheral nervous system, which connects to the central nervous system and to the brain.

Closely Related Organs: Pacinian Corpuscles

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