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Sersations and perceptions begin with sensory reception, the detection of a
stimulus by sensory cells, which are called sensory receptors. Most sensory
receptors are specialized neurons or epithelial cells that exist singly or i"r groups
All receptor potentials result from the opening or cosing of ion channels in the
sensory receptors p asma membrane, wl*ich changes the ionic permeability of
the membrane. In the examples in Figure 49.2, stretching or bending of the ...
SUMMARY OF KEY CONCEPTS stim sign ulus energy and transmit als to the
central nervous system P Functions Performed by Sensory Receptors (pp.
10461048) Sensory receptors are usually specialized neurons or epithelial cells
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