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zoeleow5's version from 2015-09-11 05:38

Section 1

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ThermoreceptorsLocated in dermis of skin; temperature sensitive
MechanoreceptorsSensitive to compression, stretching and twisting.
ChemoreceptorsSensitive to changes in chemical concentration; Monitors pH of the body.
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Section 2

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ChildbirthExtreme muscular work of labor and delivery; Nerve cells activate the release of oxytocin to cause stronger contractions of muscles in uterus.
Blood lossRelease of more clotting substances to accelerate the processes of clotting and sealing off the damaged area.
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