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NERVE ENDINGS SUCK PENIS!!!


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Neurocytology (2162 words)
Nerve endings are always in contact with a transducer cell that converts a mechanical,  thermal or chemical stimulus to an electrical potential in the nerve ending.
Free nerve endings are the branched terminations of the axons.
Free nerve endings are also common in somatic tissues including bones, joints and muscle.
Merkel nerve ending - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (636 words)
Merkel nerve endings are mechanoreceptors found in the skin and mucosa of vertebrates that provide touch information to the brain.
Merkel nerve endings are found in the basal layer of glabrous and hairy skin, in hair follicles, and in oral and anal mucosa.
In mammals, electrical recordings from single afferent nerve fibres have shown that the responses Merkel nerve endings are characterized by a vigorous response to the onset of a mechanical ramp stimulus (dynamic), and then continued firing during the plateau phase (static).
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