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Differentiate Between the Following Pair of Terms: Receptor and Effector. - Biology

Differentiate between the following pair of terms:

Receptor and effector.

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Solution

Receptor: The nerve cell on receiving the stimulus sets up the waves of impulses towards the central nervous system.
Effector: Any muscle or gland on receiving the impulse from the brain (or the spinal cord), contracts or secretes.

Concept: Structure of a Motor Neuron
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Selina Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 7 Nervous System
Short Answer Questions | Q 5.2 | Page 72
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