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Sensory Neurons

Summary Information: Sensory Neurons

Sensory Neurons: Sensory neurons are one type of neuron, the cells that make up the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. Sensory neurons are unique, specialized cells that have the ability to transmit sensory signals in the form of impulses from the body, through the nervous system, to the brain.

The basic structure of sensory neurons includes a cell body, dendrites, and axons. Conditions that can afflict sensory neurons include plexus disorders, sensory neuropathies, spinal cord transection, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Sensory Neurons

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Sensory Neurons:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Sensory Neurons

The following conditions are related to the organ: Sensory Neurons:

  • Plexus disorders
  • Sensory neuropathies
  • Spinal cord transection
  • Trauma

Other Names: Sensory Neurons

The following are other names for the organ: Sensory Neurons:

  • Afferent neurons
  • Sensory nerve cells
  • Sensory nerve fibers

Sub Parts: Sensory Neurons

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Sensory Neurons:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Sensory Neurons

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Sensory Neurons:

  • Lack of sensation
  • Altered or abnormal sensations
  • Sensations of pain or burning

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