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Thermoreceptors

"Thermoreceptors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Cellular receptors which mediate the sense of temperature. Thermoreceptors in vertebrates are mostly located under the skin. In mammals there are separate types of thermoreceptors for cold and for warmth and NOCICEPTORS which detect cold or heat extreme enough to cause pain.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thermoreceptors" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thermoreceptors" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 12 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2017
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