General somatic afferent
General Somatic Afferent is a sensory neuron of Homos Sapiens Sapiens .
General Somatic Afferent (GSA) is a sensory neron located ranges from the spinal nerves to the cranial nerves.It is located in the column of gray matter in the hindbrain and spinal cord of an developing embryo. GSA is depicted in the adult by sensory nuclei of the trigeminal nerve and relay cells of the spinal cord.
Neuronal Type: Sensory Neuron
It is a type of neuron that innervating structures derived from somites.Sensory cell bodies is located in sensory ganglia and attached to cranial nerves as they enter central nervous system. It has dendrites, with a cell body in the middle. A long axon and Myelin Sheath covered.
GSA has a sensory receptor that sends signals that cause the perception of pain in response to potentially damaging stimulus.Sensory to skin, joints, muscle and tendon receptor endings, nasal and oral cavity
Sensory cell bodies in sensory ganglia attached to cranial nerves as they enter central nervous system, like dorsal root ganglia. It runs from the Pacinian corpuscles to the brain to sensor pressure and sent Synaptic Outputs.
The Synatic Outputs then could be observer in the Cerebellum of the brain and a person would feel what GSA sensor.
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