Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 13 - The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity - Review Questions: 7(6)

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Ruffini endings or bulbous corpuscles are mechanoreceptors found in the dermis, subcutaneous tissue and joint capsule. They are made up of dendritic endings enclosed by a flattened capsule. In addition, these are a slowly adapting deep pressure receptor.
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