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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892
Textbook Problem

What distinguishes thermoreceptors and nociceptors from the other types of sensory receptors discussed previously?

Summary Introduction

To review:

The property that makes thermoreceptors and nociceptors from other types of sensory receptors.

Introduction:

Thermoreceptors detect changes in the surrounding temperature. Nociceptors respond to stimuli that may potentially damage tissues. Both types of receptors consist of free nerve endings formed by the dendrites of afferent neurons.

Explanation

Both the thermoreceptors and nociceptors respond to the stimuli that may potentially damage the tissues. However, other receptors respond to the sensory actions taking place around an individual...

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