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(noun) Plural form of mechanoreceptor.

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Mechanoreceptors and regulation of heart rate.

I've looked all over the internet but found nothing relevant to what I want to know. So can someone help please? What do mechanoreceptors do in terms of heart rate regulation during rest & exercise?

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by steduval1985
Sun Oct 16, 2005 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mechanoreceptors and regulation of heart rate.
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Ethics of Fishing

... ethics of fishing, as it is a biologists duty to remain neutral on such matters, I will input here that while a fish's nervous system does have mechanoreceptors, and can feel the pressure of a hook in its mouth, it does NOT have nocireceptors, and therefore cannot feel pain.

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by biostudent84
Tue May 10, 2005 10:57 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Ethics of Fishing
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... kinds, one to detect warmth, one to detect cold Chemoreceptors--on your tounge...three kinds, used to detect sweet, sour, and bitter Mechanoreceptors--used to detect pressure...they are also in your ear and detect minute differences in air pressure, allowing us to hear sound Photoreceptors--in ...

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by biostudent84
Wed Mar 23, 2005 7:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Itching
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Views: 16063

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