Somatosensory neurons skin

Category B - full version without watermark 720x576 (check terms and conditions at The version with watermark is for free to embed. The skin is innervated by somatosensory neurons that project to the spinal cord. A-fibres, such as those that innervate Merkel cells and those around hair shafts, are though to be touch receptors. A-fibres and C-fibres include thermoreceptors and nociceptors. A-fibres terminate in the dermis. Peptidergic and non-peptidergic C-fibres terminate in different epidermal layers59 and have different projection patterns to the spinal cord