transmitters that quickly convey data from skin-based receptors to the central nervous system- myleinated fibers, largest in size of all peripheral nerve fibers.

A-BETA FIBER: "Without a-beta fibers, you would not feel soft embraces such as your pet's hair brushing against you, the delicacy of a rose petal, or even something as simple as someone tapping you on the shoulder lightly."
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