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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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It is true that group Ib axons carry information from Golgi tendon organs (in tendons); however, Ib axons do not provide information from joint receptors. Golgi ligament receptors are innervated by group I large axons, (2) but not by Ib axons.
To summarize the changes to Table 1, page 37, the heading "Joint Afferents" should be "Joint Receptors" (afferents are axons).
Moore indicates in her correction to page 36) add other joint receptors that are both slowly adapting low threshold, as well as high threshold, Golgi ligament receptors.

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