Flashcards in Sensory Physiology Deck (12):
Light rays converge in front of the retina (long eyeball)
Myopia (biconcave lens)
Light rays converge behind the retina (short eyeball)
Hyperopia (convex lens)
Irregular curvature of the cornea
Astigmatism (cylindrical lens)
Age-related loss of accommodation
Presbyopia (convex lens)
First sign of Vit A deficiency
Ptosis, meiosis, anhydrosis
What is the age-related progressive sensorineural hearing loss?
Occupational hearing loss (OHL) occurs after >10 yrs exposure to which sound pressure?
What sound pressure will cause pain & possible permanent damage?
> 120 dB
What is the function of the pinna?
Sound localization & collection
What are the 2 muscles found in the middle ear?
Tensor tympani & stapedius