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Name: Introduction
ID: m44753
Language: English (en)
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: anvil, audition, basilar membrane, bipolar neuron, bitter, bulboid corpuscle, bulbous corpuscle, candela, circadian, cone, cornea, ear drum, eye, eye anatomy, five senses, fovea, free nerve ending, glabrous, glomerulus, Golgi tendon organ, gustation, hammer, hearing, hyperopia, incus, inner ear, iris, just noticeable difference, kinesthesia, Krause end bulb, labyrinth, lens, light, light transduction, malleus, mechanoreceptor, mechanoreceptor density, Meissner's corpuscle, Merkel's disc, middle ear, muscle spindle, myopia, nociception, oderant, odor, olfaction, olfactory bulb, olfactory epithelium, organ of Corti, ossicle, outer ear, oval window, Pacinian corpuscle, pain, papilla, perception, pheromone, photoreceptor, pinna, presbyopia, proprioception, reception, receptive field, receptor potential, retina, retinal processing, rod, Ruffini ending, salty, semicircular canal, sense, sensory perception, sensory process, sensory receptor, sensory system, sensory transduction, sight, skin sensor, smell, somatosensation, somatosensory receptor, sound, sound reception, sound transduction, sour, stapes, stereocilia, stirrup, superior colliculus, suprachiasmatic nucleus, sweet, tactile corpuscle, tastant, taste, taste bud, tectorial membrane, thermoreception, thichromatic coding, tonic activity, transduction, tympanic membrane, tympanum, ultrasound, umami, vestibular information, vestibular sensation, vestibular sense, vision
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
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Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Aug 23, 2012 3:34 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Feb 27, 2013 4:20 pm -0600


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