Sensory (Afferent) Pathways

Science / Biology / Sensory (Afferent) Pathways: The portion of the peripheral nervous system that carries information from the organs and tissues of the body to the central nervous system.

Sensory Input

Science / Biology / Sensory Input: Stimuli that the nervous system receives from the external or internal environment; includes pressure, taste, sound, light, and blood pH. MORE

Sensory Neurons

Science / Biology / Sensory Neurons: Neurons that carry signals from receptors and transmit information about the environment to processing centers in the brain and spinal cord. Neurons carrying messages from sensory receptors to the spi MORE

Sensory Extinction

Science / Psychiatry / Sensory Extinction: Failure to report sensory stimuli from one region if another region is stimulated simultaneously, even though when the region in question is stimulated by itself, the stimulus is correctly reported. MORE

Sensory Cortex

Science / Biology / Sensory Cortex: A region of the brain associated with the parietal lobe. MORE

Sensory

Health / Acupuncture / Sensory: Relating to sensation , to the perception of a stimulus and the voyage made by incoming ( afferent ) nerve impulses from the sense organs to the nerve centers. MORE

Sensory (Afferent) Pathways

Science / Biology / Sensory (Afferent) Pathways: The portion of the peripheral nervous system that carries information from the organs and tissues of the body to the central nervous system. MORE

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