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Sensory cell

sensory cell

A cell in the peripheral nervous system that receives afferent (sensory) input; sensory receptor cells.

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... 2:) Could/Can viruses perceive their environment through some sort of sensory mechanics? ( Chemical , Sound , Electrical ?) 3:) Could a virus assemble ... the same species , hold a thought and work in a manner akin to a brain cell? Basically, I'm interested in whether or not these are theoretically ...

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by Tenebrae
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Human hair

I'm with Darby, hairs certainly are sensory organs - and there are lots of data to that point in other species. That doesn't ... than short hair that, as in other species, can mechanically stimulate the base cell.

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by JorgeLobo
Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Human hair
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... more correctly biorobot, especially animals, in view of the presence of sensory organs, muscles, etc. A cell is biochip. An organism has both hardware (constituted by chemical structures including ...

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by PAWahid
Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creation of species through programmed evolution
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neuro questions!

Whole-cell patch clamp electrophysiology can be used to record: a) the activity of the ion channels ... and/or current across the membrane of a cell d) multi-unit activity My guess: c. Sensory adaptation: a) only occurs at phasic receptors b) only occurs at tonic receptors ...

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by yj90
Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:37 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: neuro questions!
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Re: sensory cells

You can find light sensitivity in single-celled organisms, as they either orient for photosynthesis (move toward the light) or react to passing shadows (dive or stop moving). So a light-sensitive patch with no imaging power, hooked into a simple ...

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by Apoptizzle
Wed Jul 28, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: sensory cells
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