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Neurons afferent

neurons, afferent

neurons which convey sensory information centrally from the periphery.

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Neuroscience question

... The skin is connected to the primary somatosensory cortex through afferent (receving information) neurons. As I understand it, there is only one ganglion connecting the central nervous system ...

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by Condraz23
Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Neuroscience question
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Re: Vagus Nerve

... is the superior ganglion, containing cell bodies of general somatic afferent fibres, and just external to the... * neurological examination ( ... ( in cranial nerve (anatomy) ) Cranial nerves are made up of motor neurons, sensory neurons, or both. The vagus nerve is one of the most important; ...

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by sanjidcapa
Tue May 05, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
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Questions about Neurons

That wouldn't happen, because they would need to be intermediate neurons, and sensory neurons are only afferent.

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by plasmodesmata11
Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions about Neurons
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"Twenty questions"-biology game

is it an Afferent neurons?

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by MichaelXY
Tue Sep 18, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Twenty questions"-biology game
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The Fiber Disease

... sense is believed to be composed of information from sensory neurons located in the inner ear (motion and orientation) and in the stretch ... "Shaposhnikov and A. V. Zeveke Received: 31 January 1975 Abstract Afferent activity in thin myelinated and unmyelinated cutaneous nerve fibers ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Oct 25, 2006 4:28 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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