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1

name the 3 different types movement

- involuntary - reflex
- semi-automatic actions
- voluntary

2

a reflex is centred ion what two types nerves?

- spinal nerves in the spinal cord
- cranial nerves in the brainstem

3

reflexes can be monosynaptic or disynaptic, how many neurons does a monosynaptic pathway contain?

2

4

reflexes can be monosynaptic or disynaptic, how many neurons does a disynaptic pathway contain?

3

5

name the components for reflex pathway

- stimulus
- afferent (sensory) neuron
- synapse
- afferent (motor) neuron
- effector (muscle/gland)
- response

6

name a monosynaptic reflex

quadricep reflex

7

what type of nerve fibre tends to be present in reflex pathways?

A alpha fibre

8

what do disynaptic reflex pathways contain that monosynaptic pathways don't?

interneuron

9

what activates a muscle loading reflex?

stretch and contraction

10

which tendons act to inhibit the motor neuron in muscle loading reflexes?

golgi tendon

11

seeing as there are no golgi tendons in the jaw, what is bite force controlled by?

PDL