By John Kiernan MB ChB PhD DSc, Raj Rajakumar

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The latter terminals are called flower spray endings. The annulospiral and flower spray terminals are also known, respectively, as the primary and secondary sensory endings of the spindle. The extrafusal fibers composing the main mass of a muscle are innervated by large motor cells (alpha motor neurons), whose axons are of Aα size. Smaller motor cells (gamma motor neurons), with Aγ axons, supply the intrafusal muscle fibers within the spindle. The simplest role of the muscle spindle is that of a receptor for the stretch reflex.

SP and CGRP dilate small arteries and make small veins permeable, causing exudation of plasma. Chapter 3: Peripheral Nervous System ridges, allow an array of these receptors to identify with great accuracy the positions and movements of objects touching or moving across the surface of the skin. Thus, Meissner’s corpuscles are the sense organs used when feeling the texture of a surface with the tips of the fingers. Merkel endings also respond preferentially to tactile stimuli but are much more slowly adapting than Meissner’s corpuscles, so they respond to steady indentation of the surface of the skin.

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