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How does tissue send hot and cold signals to the brain?

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Dr. Sri Gururangan
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Via nerves

There are specfic thermal receptors on your skin.
These are connected via sensory nerves to the spinal cord and then communicate with the brain via special nerve tracts.

In brief: Via nerves

There are specfic thermal receptors on your skin.
These are connected via sensory nerves to the spinal cord and then communicate with the brain via special nerve tracts.
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