What sensory receptors adapt most slowly?


What sensory receptors adapt most slowly?

Sensory Neurons

Sensory neurons are neurons within the nervous system that are responsible to react in external stimuli by converting it to internal electrical impulses or action potentials through their receptors. This process is called the sensory transduction.

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The receptors that are able to adapt most slowly are: Nociceptors

The nociceptors, or the sensors of the pain, is a sensory neuron that acts like an...

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Sensory Neurons: Definition & Function

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