VESTIBULAR RECEPTORS

nerve cells correlated to the feeling and awareness of equilibrium, residing within the cristae of the semicircular canals and inside the maculae of the saccule and utricle. They happen in two alike types: a hair cell sealed inside a chalice-like as nerve end and a cylindrical hair cell which synapses at its base with a nerve end.

VESTIBULAR RECEPTORS: "Vestibular receptors are impaired only in the mice who received the food that contained the drops."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "VESTIBULAR RECEPTORS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vestibular-receptors/ (accessed July 26, 2017).
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