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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensory_neuron

Sensory neurons also known as afferent neurons are neurons that convert a specific type of ... The stimulus can come from extoreceptors outside the body, for example light and sound, or from interoreceptors inside the body, for example blood ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensory_nervous_system

The sensory nervous system is a part of the nervous system responsible for processing sensory information. A sensory system ...

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A sensory receptor is a structure that reacts to a physical stimulus in the ... Other receptors are located inside the body, such as the baroceptors in the blood ...

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Interoceptors (visceroceptors) respond to stimuli occurring in the body from visceral organs and blood vessels. These receptors are the sensory neurons ...

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7 senses and An Introduction to Sensory Receptors ... Your body is covered with skin tissue, which means that your sense of touch is usually a result of your skin ...

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Proprioceptors are types of internal sensory receptors that monitor the degree of stretch of muscles and tendons around the body. This information gives us our ...

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Sensory receptors are primarily classified as chemoreceptors, ... stress or strain; nociceptors respond to damage to body tissues; osmoreceptors respond to the ...

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Definition of sensory receptors – Our online dictionary has sensory receptors information from The Oxford Companion to the Body dictionary. Encyclopedia. com: ...

www.britannica.com/science/human-sensory-reception

human sensory reception: means by which humans react to changes in external ... Thus, auditory cells and vestibular (balance) receptors in the ear and some ...