Here's a bit of nomenclature on the sensory receptors in the skin, not for memorization but in case you run into it in a passage. It is better to have seen it before:

Meissner's and Pacinian corpuscles are mechanoreceptors in the skin that detect light touch and pressure respectively. Skin also contains pain-receptor nerve endings as well as Ruffini's corpuscles (heat) and Krause's end bulbs (cold). It's almost like they had a gold rush for naming rights in this field.












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