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Subject: Are sensory nerves physically different from 'regular' nerves?

Date: Thu May 31 12:31:32 2001
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Is there any physical difference between sensory nerves/neurons and other 
nerves/neurons?  Or do they differ only in function?  Are they formed by the 
same proteins?  Do all senses (vision, hearing, etc.) use sensory nerves?  What 
else is required to send sensory information to the central nervous system?  Are 
these things specific to sensory input only?  Or do they also perform other 

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