2014 Sensory Physiology

Receptor types

1. Receptor = primary afferent: the afferent nerve ending may be simple or specialized

e.g. somatosensory and olfactory systems

2. Receptor  à primary afferent: most special senses

e.g. auditory and visual systems

Receptor types




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