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"Sensation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The process in which specialized SENSORY RECEPTOR CELLS transduce peripheral stimuli (physical or chemical) into NERVE IMPULSES which are then transmitted to the various sensory centers in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sensation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sensation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 200 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2000 and 2010
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