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Sense Organ

An organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation.An organ capable of detecting [[stimuli (plural of stimulus).

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... Hypothalamus Occipital Lobe Relay centre; directs impulses from the senses to the correct brain region Of the cerebrum; auditory interpretation; impulses are from the organ Corti Of the cerebrum; visual interpretation; impulses are from rods and cones ...

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by mkshawty
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: help match biology
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Views: 4706

Theories - Origin of Life

... in the probabilities. Barbara McClintock described various ways that an organism uses to respond to stress, among them by altering its own genome. ... challenges are not so precisely programmed. Nevertheless, these are sensed, and the genome responds in a discernible but initially unforeseen ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: plants' intelligence (neurosensing)

... influence processes such as actin-based cytoplasmic streaming, plant organ movements, wound responses, respiration, photosynthesis and flowering.[2][3][4]" ... about action potentials in plants and how do they use electricity as a sense? That one about flowing electrons was kinda stupid, I ...

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by biba56
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: plants' intelligence (neurosensing)
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Views: 3475

tumor metastasis

... lymph) as CTCs (Circulating Tumour Cells), until they reach another organ that that particular primary tumour tends to migrate to. (They can ... tumour cells are more mutated than those in the primary, in the sense that they first of all have the ability to avoid cell-to-cell adhesion ...

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by Julie5
Sat Nov 06, 2010 1:58 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: tumor metastasis
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Views: 6158

Is evolution determinate?

not necessarily. I mean think of it. It makes sense to concentrate things, for example control (nervous) organs, which will probably wind up in a sort of brain. brains evolved at least twice independently ...

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by MrMistery
Tue Nov 10, 2009 2:22 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolution determinate?
Replies: 19
Views: 9297
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