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An organ dener- vated of its fibers to the organism's internal transducer may carry
on some of its processes independently, but it can no longer be coordinated well
with the rest of the organism. It also cannot report pain, so that the processes ...
Possibly in some organ components an internal transducer afferent neuron
synapses, within the organ or outside in the visceral ganglia, with an efferent
neuron to form a complete reflex arc. The myenteric plexus of the intestinal tract
and the ...
Functional characteristics of the internal transducer, like those of the input
transducer, have not been determined (see pages 784 and 785). Costs of
internal transducing to the society are the costs of maintaining the organizations
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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