Flashcards in Chapter 12 Deck (67)
Sour is best tasted in which portion of the tongue?
Name the largest papillae of the tongue
What type of sensory organs are the gustatory organs?
What type of stimulus is required for olfactory reception to occur?
A few molecules
Name the five primary taste sensations.
What is lacking in he blind spot so that it has no vision capability
Rods and cones
Name structures that protect the eye
What is the term we use to describe the closest distance at which sharp focus is attained by the eyes?
The thin transparent mucous membrane covering the anterior of the eye and lining the eyelids
The ability of the eyes to focus together so that we see only one image and have depth perception
A touch receptor is an example of this type of receptor
The process that adjusts the lens for near vision
Light energy initiates nerve impulses in what structure?
A sex linked trait; lacking cones
In what area of the eyes are cones are most densely concentrated?
The colored part of the eye
A kind of pain often experienced by people suffering a heart attack
What receptors work to allow color vision?
The three kinds of cones
What is the term we use to describe bringing each eyes to focus at the same point?
The bending of light rays as they pass from the air through the cornea and lens
List the accessory structures of the eye.
Lacrimal apparatus muscles
Where does most of our refractor occur?
The outermost layer of the retina that contains melanin to absorb light rays
The structures that provides blood for the eye and absorbs scattered light
In what area do humans have the sharpest vision
That what process are the macular and semicircular canals involved?
The equilibrium apparatus concerned with maintaining posture
Maculae (of the vestibule)
The structure(s) for dynamic(motion) equilibrium
Canals semicircular canals
What makes up the bony labyrinth?