Sensory Systems

FIGURE 12.1. Section through the base of tactile hair. [After F. Hsu, 1938, Etude cytologique et comparée sur les sensilla des insectes, La Cellule 47: 5-60. By permission of La Cellule.]

that the slightest deformation (a few nanometers) of the membrane of the sensory neuron will generate an action potential. Note also that some hairs include several neurons, but only one of these is mechanosensory, the remainder are chemosensory or thermo-sensory.

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