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SENSE OF TOUCH
BY: KAMARUZAMAN BIN ABD SAMAD

The Structure Of Skin


Pain receptor

Epidermis

Touch receptor

Cold receptor
Dermis Heat receptor

Fatty layer

Pressure receptor

Sensitivity of Skin
Thickness of the epidermis Number of receptor

More sensitive
Thin epidermis
Receptor close to skin

Less sensitive
Thick epidermis Receptor further away

surface Example: lip, fingertip, back of the hand.

from skin surface. Example: elbow, back of body, feet.

ACTIVITY 1.3