Results for: pacinian-corpuscles

What do pacinian corpuscles detect?

Pacinian corpuscles are receptors that respond to a specific stimuli of mechanical pressure. They have stretch-mediated sodium channels, mechanical pressure will distort and stretch these channels, causing them to open and hence an influx of sodium ions will enter the… Full Answer

What nerve ending responds to cold?

It's the encapsulated endings- nerves that are found in the skin and joint capsules (end bulb of Krause, Ruffini corpuscles, Meissner's corpuscles, Pacinian corpuscles); skeletal muscle (neuromuscular spindles); muscle-tendon junctions (Golgi tendon organ) Full Answer