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What is meant by receptors and effectors? Give two examples of each.

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A receptor is a cell present in the sense organs that is sensitive to specific stimuli. Example: The eyes have light receptors which can detect light and the ears have sound receptors which can detect sound.

An effector is a part of body which can respond to a stimulus according to the instructions given from the nervous system.
Example: Muscles and glands of the human body.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Biology for Class 10 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 2: Control and Coordination
Q: 32.2 | Page no. 116

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