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Peripheral receptors that detect pain:
free nerve endings
peripheral receptors that detect heat
ruffini plumes
peripheral receptors that detect cold
krause end bulbs
peripheral receptofrs that detect touch
Meissner corpuscles
peripheral receptors that detect pressure
merkel discs
peripheral receptors playing a role in proprioception
muscle spindles
autonomic peripheral sensory axons are myelinated/unmyelinated, small/large diamter
unmyelinated, small diameter axons
which sensory endings allow one to discern that 2 points on the skin are being touched, despite the fact that they are only separated by millimeters?
meissner's corpuscles (involved in touch)zz