thermoreception


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thermoreception

The ability to detect or sense heat.
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6) Sensillum basiconicum Olfaction Sensillum styloconicum Olfaction, thermoreception Sensillum chaeticum Mechanosensory Labrum (Fig.
Additional chapters include research on aging pulmonary function, insulin secretion, thermoreception and thermoregulation, calorie restriction, frailty & mortality, and sex differences in longevity and aging.
Studies of thermoreception in aquatic species are fewer, but are consistent with our findings.