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Sensory Receptor Cells

"Sensory Receptor Cells" 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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sensory Receptor Cells" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sensory Receptor Cells" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 220 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 27 publications in 2009
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