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Types of Skin Nerves

  1. Aug 31, 2003 #1

    Nim

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    How many different kinds of sensory nerves are there present in our skin? I've heard of touch-lightly, touch-pressure, vibration, heat, cold, pain, itch, and tickle. Not to long ago I think a nerve for cuddling was found. Something called the CT Network. Also, are there any official names for these kinds of nerves?
     
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  4. Aug 31, 2003 #3

    Nim

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    It has a few of the nerves listed there. But I don't think it has them all. I've never heard of those though, thanx.
     
  5. Aug 31, 2003 #4
    I searched "skin nerves". Try it
    and you may come up with a more
    comprehensive site.
     
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