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Free Nerve Endings

Detects pain; found in epidermis.

Merkel's Discs

Detects continuous touch; found in dermis.

Meissner's Corpuscles

Allows us to detect caress of clothing on skin; found in dermal papillae.

Root Hair Plexuses

Report on wind blowing on our hair or a soft tug; found in hair.

Pacinian Corpuscles

Detects deep pressure; found in deep dermis and hypodermis.

Krause Corpuscles

Detects cold and low vibrations; found in mouth, eyes, lips, mucous membranes.

Ruffini Corpuscles

Detects heat and deep pressure; found in dermis, epidermis, and joints.

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