15.0 Introduction

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the structures responsible for the special senses of taste, smell, hearing, balance, and vision
  2. Describe different types of sensory receptors
  3. Describe the processes of transduction for the special senses

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