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Homologous stimulus

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noun

A form of stimulus that acts specifically upon the nerve terminations in a specific end organ.


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The Fiber Disease

... that is remarkably similar in the two cases, and that is closely homologous to other G-protein signalling cascades. For auditory and vestibular ... cells, transduction operates via a mechanism of direct coupling of the stimulus to ion channels, in a manner reminiscent of the direct gating of ...

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