Ruffini's Corpuscle
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Ruffini's Corpuscle



Named after Angelo Ruffini.


Ruffini's corpuscle (plural Ruffini's corpuscles)

  1. The synaptic ending of the sensory nervous system which are encapsulated and respond to stretch and torque. These responses are propagated back to dorsal root ganglia in the form of an action potential.

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