The organs of touch, which are the various sensory nerve-endings in the skin or its vicinity and in mucous membranes. They include minute, primitive fibrillae or networks thereof, and certain special terminal organs, including the End-bulbs of Krause, Tactile Corpuscles, and the Pacinian Corpuscles.
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Metheny, D. Gregg Potter's Compend of Human Anatomy 8th Ed. (Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co., 1915) 271