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Mesh term Sensory Receptor Cells

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Neurons, Afferent
Peripheral Nervous System


Specialized afferent neurons capable of transducing sensory stimuli into NERVE IMPULSES to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Sometimes sensory receptors for external stimuli are called exteroceptors; for internal stimuli are called interoceptors and proprioceptors.

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Chemoreceptor Cells
Photoreceptor Cells

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