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Receptors of the General senses

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fajikapa's version from 2016-04-28 20:37

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Free Nerve EndingsWidespread, especially in epithelia and connective tissues (pain, heat, cold) unencapsulated
Tactile DiscsStratum basale of epidermis (light touch, pressure) unencapsulated
Hair ReceptorsAround hair follice-unencapsulated
Tactile CorpusclesDermal papillae of fingers, palms, eyelids, lips, tongue, nipples, genitals. encapsulated
end bulbsmucous membranes. encapsulated
bulbous corpusclesdermis, subcutaneous tissue, joint capsules. encapsulated
Lamellar corpusclesDermis, joint capsules, periosteum, breasts, genitals, some viscera. encapsulated
Muscle spindlesskeletal muscles near tendon. encapsulated
tendon organstension on tendons. encapsultaed.
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