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Free nerve ending relaying pain
Dorsal root ganglion of primary sensory neuron
Spinothalamic tract crossing in the anterior commissure of the cord
Spinothalamic tract proper
VPL(ventral posterior lateral nucleus of the thalamus)
Area 312 of the somatosensory cortex (post central gyrus)