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Introduction: Sensation

Description of Sensation

Sensation: transduction of stimuli from outside the body and those within the body into nerve impulses by receptors, and the transmission of these impulses by afferent neurons to the cerebral cortex.
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Sensation: Transduction of physical or chemical changes in the external or internal environment into nerve impulses by specialized receptors, transmission of these impulses by afferent neurons to the effectors, either directly or through the CNS.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Sensation

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