Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
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Chapter 13 - The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity - Review Questions - Page 521: 2


(c) tactile discs

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tactile discs are nonencapsulated and are not proprioceptors. They have the function like light touch receptors. There are certain nerve endings that associate with enlarged disc shape epidermal cells that create the tactile discs.
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