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Muscle Receptor Organs in the Crayfish Abdomen
 

Muscle Receptor Organs in the Crayfish Abdomen: A Student Laboratory Exercise in Proprioception

Article doi: 10.3791/2323
November 18th, 2010

Summary November 18th, 2010

The primary purpose of this experiment is to understand how primary sensory neurons convey information of joint movements and positions as proprioceptive information for an animal. An additional objective of this report is present the anatomy of the preparation by dissection and viewing of neurons under a dissecting microscope.

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