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The best-studied exteroreceptors are those associated with taste (gustation) and smell (olfaction).

Exteroreceptor is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Exteroreceptor books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

NRSC501 Sensory Systems, January 5th 2011 Introduction
Receptor types – intero-receptors, extero-receptors, different types of extero- receptor.
Parallel Processing of Proprioceptive Signals by Spiking Local
stimul&ion of proprioceptors and exteroreceptors. Some intemeurons .
Principles of Animal Physiology
Exteroreceptors. ♦ Detect external signals such as light, chemicals, etc. ♦ Somesthetic sensation - from body surface.
Physiological sensory system
the human body with respect to the outside world (exteroreceptors), other sensors give exteroreceptors are the vestibulary system and the visual system.

Suggested News Resources

Why do we like cold food & drink? Oral cooling satiates, Unilever researchers say
“The skin cold receptors are involved in temperature regulation as exteroreceptors, whereas the cold receptors in the mouth are involved in the appreciation of food and drink rather than temperature regulation,” according to the report. Cold = refreshment.

Suggested Web Resources

Receptors are classified broadly as interoreceptors(visceroreceptors) or exteroreceptors.
Exteroreceptor | ®
Exteroreceptor articles, reference materials. Need more on Exteroreceptor? We suggest these original texts: The Story of Exteroreceptor roots.
gWhiz Catalog Detail
Explain the difference between exteroreceptors and interoreceptors
Explain the difference between exteroreceptors and interoreceptors? Improve.

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