A sensory nerve ending that responds to a stimulus in the internal or external environment of an organism. In response to stimuli the sensory receptor initiates sensory transduction by creating graded potentials or action potentials in the same cell or in an adjacent one. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensory_receptor ]

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A sensory nerve ending that responds to a stimulus in the internal or external environment of an organism. In response to stimuli the sensory receptor initiates sensory transduction by creating graded potentials or action potentials in the same cell or in an adjacent one.

has exact synonym

peripheral ending of sensory neuron

has related synonym

sensory nerve ending

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UBERON:0012451

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