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sensory receptors

David McFarland

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198607212
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191726453
sensory receptors

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Specialized nerve cells that are responsible for the transduction and transmission of information within sense organs and other sensory structures.

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Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology

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