Figure 1412

Diagram of the sensory receptors in skin. a. Epidermal free end- e. Meissner's corpuscle, f. Ruffini's corpuscle. Note that axons c to/are ing. b. Merkel's ending, c. Pacinian corpuscle, d. Krause's end bulb. encapsulated, i.e., surrounded by a capsule of connective tissue.

free endings of afferent axon terminal branches of afferent axon capsule terminal of afferent axon multilayered capsule capsule terminal disk of afferent axon Merkel's cell terminal branches of afferent axon

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