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Unformatted text preview: sensations activate different mechanoreceptors such as Meissners corpuscles and Pacinian corpuscles. When you rub your fingers across a coarse surface you feel it largely with your Pacinian corpuscles. You will feel this as a sensation of rough texture. 2. What purpose is served by the encapsulations around some sensory nerve endings in the skin? The encapsulation is a connective tissue around the nerve ending. The encapsulated nerve endings sense touch and pressure....
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course NEOUROENGI 400 taught by Professor Xiang during the Spring '12 term at St. Lawrence.
- Spring '12