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(1) Sensorv neurons. In sensory neurons, impulses are transmitted from receptor organs (for pain, vision, hearing, and so forth) to the central nervous system (CNS). Sensory neurons are also known as afferent neurons.

(2) Motor neurons. In motor neurons, impulses are transmitted from the central nervous system to muscles and glands (effector organs). Motor neurons may be called efferent neurons.

(3) Interneurons. Interneurons transmit information from one neuron to another. Interneurons connect sensory neurons with motor neurons.

(4) Others. There are other, more specialized types of neurons found in the body (for example, central nervous system).

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