BASKET ENDINGS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms BASKET ENDINGS MEISSNER'S CORPUSCLE OLFACTORY EPITHELIUM VESTIBULAR RECEPTORS AXO-AXONAL SYNAPSE FACIAL NERVE TRIGEMINAL CHEMORECEPTION TRIGEMINAL NUCLEUS NERVE ENDING GRAVIRECEPTOR (GRAVICEPTOR) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BASKET ENDINGS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/basket-endings/ (accessed May 8, 2021).