Sensory Organs


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Sensory Organs
1011302 Sensory OrgansObjective A To explain what is meant by sensory organs and to list the six special senses. Sensory organs are specialized extensions of the nervous system that contain sensory (afferent) neurons adapted to respond to specific stimuli and conduct nerve impulses to the brain. Because sensory organs are very specific as to the stimuli to which they respond, they act as energy filters that allow perception of only a narrow range of energy. …
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The late Kent M. Van de Graaff; R. Ward Rhees; Sidney L. Palmer: Schaum's Outline of Human Anatomy and Physiology, Fourth Edition. Sensory Organs, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export