sensory cell


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sensory cell

[′sen·sə·rē ‚sel]
(neuroscience)
A neuron having its terminal processes connected with sensory nerve endings.
(physiology)
A modified epithelial or connective tissue cell adapted for the reception and transmission of sensations.
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An ocellus consists of a single sensory cell surrounded by a number of supporting cells with variable pigmentation (Fig.
The sensory cells of the tentacles of Haliotis are not subepithlial as in pulmonate mollusks (Wright 1974), but are part of the epithelium similar to that in P.
Wherever these sensory cell types occur on the larval surface, their axonal fibers usually take the shortest path to the coronal nerve ring.
2000), all neuronal somata displayed immunoreactivity, but its intensity was considerably higher in GLU-LIR sensory cells than in the rest of the neuronal population.
Cells in the capitate tentacles of the hydroid Coryne and classified as sensory cells (Holtmann and Thurm, 2001) contain dense cored vesicles that are consistent with their being peptidergic.
The goals of this study were to (1) describe the distribution and ultrastructure of peripheral sensory cells of the spionid polychaete Dipolydora quadrilobata, and (2) assign a functional role to these structures by using an immunohistochemical approach that labeled cells responding to chemical cues that elicited behavioral responses in D.
Also, the total (ganglion cells + sensory cells + unclassifiable neurons) number of RFamide-positive neurons was compared to the total number of JD1-positive neurons, and the density of the total RFamide-positive population was compared to the density of the total JD1-positive population at each stage.
The adaptation was performed because previous studies on several asteroids have shown that the microvilli of the putative sensory cells in the optic cushions increase in number, size, and retinal protein content after long exposure to darkness (Takasu and Yoshida, 1983).
Cilium associated with apical perikaryon = unipolar sensory cell [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 1-4 OMITTED]
The researchers used CRISPR gene editing technology to engineer stem cells that produced fluorescently labeled inner ear sensory cells.
Trial patients who agreed to have one of the small clusters of sensory cells removed experienced an immediate and sustained fall in blood pressure.