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(See also sense)
A sensory system is a part of the nervous system that consists of sensory receptors, neural pathways, and those parts of the brain responsible for processing the information. Specific sensory systems are those for somatic sensation, vision, olfaction, taste and hearing.
Sensory systems code for four aspects of a stimulus; type (modality), intensity, location, and duration.
Human sensory system
Human sensory receptors are:
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