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Here is a quick mnemonic “SENSATION to remember about Anatomy Of Sensation

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Anatomy Of Sensation : How To Remember Easily ?

  • S – Somatosensory information is conveyed through the dorsal roots.
  • E – Encapsulated terminals respond to physical deformation of the skin or stretch of muscles.
  • N – Naked nerve endings include nociceptors and thermoreceptors.
  • S – Specific stimuli determine the sensitivities of each type of receptor.
  • A – Adaptational qualities vary among different types of receptors.
  • T – Trigeminal system conveys sensations from the face and head.
  • I – Information from the limbs and trunk enters the dorsal horn of the spinal cord.
  • O – Opposite anterior and lateral columns carry smaller fiber projections.
  • N – Nucleus of the thalamus is the destination for the spinothalamic pathway.

Mnemonic : SENSATION

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