BASKET ENDINGS

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n. free nerve endings which surround the base of hair follices. Forming a basket array, they synapse with sensory receptors responsible for touch and pressure.

BASKET ENDINGS: "Basket endings are free nerve endings, yet they spiral around hair follicles."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BASKET ENDINGS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/basket-endings/ (accessed December 5, 2021).

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