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Sensory neurones

Thor Eysteinsson thoreys at rhi.hi.is
Mon Jun 12 21:11:32 EST 1995

 DvorakH at starbase1.caltech.edu (Hannah Dvorak) writes:

>In article <8AB22AA.0E53000E32.uuout at dkb.dk>, lars.thomsen at dkb.dk (LARS
>THOMSEN) wrote:

>> To : All
>> I was wondering if any one remembered good examples of 
>> sensory neurones with the cell bodies close to the
>> location of the stimulus. 

>Sure - photoreceptors.

I would say that nocireceptors (Pacinian corpuscles, Merkels disks, etc.) 
were close to the stimulus, but photons of course travel all the way to 
the photoreceptors, and into them ;-) Just my 2 cents.

Thor Eysteinsson.

>- Hannah

>Hannah Dvorak                           |
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