Flashcards in Special Senses Review Deck (39):
type of sensation depends on the destination of what?
the nerve impulse
the conscious awareness & interpretation of sensations
example of a special sense receptor would be located where?
in the head, eyes, ears, mouth
what help us determine body position, movement, and weight discrimination
most sense receptors are located on or near the surface of the body are called what?
type of pain receptor that is stimulated from physical or chemical tissues damage
mechanical stimuli cause ______ to sense when there is deformation or stretching of cells
what receptor senses changes in temp?
______ transmit the impulses for the sense of taste and smell
perception is intrepreted in the _____ of the brain
inner most tunic of the eye
2 types of visual receptors
rods & cones
part of the eye that controls the amount of light entering the eye
region associated w/ the sharpest vision
site of aqueous humor production
ciliary process (in ciliary body)
most refraction of light occurs in the ....
what attaches the lens to the ciliary body
zonula fibers, suspensory ligaments
cornea and lens get nutrients & oxygen from the ...
anterior continuation of the sclera is called the...
area that lacks photoreceptors is known as the...
3 pigment colors that cones are stimulated by are ...
blue red green
only _____ are found in the fovea centralis
bending of light as it passes from 1 medium to another is called...
a person has a ________ if vision is blurred due to unequal curvatures of the lens or cornea
another name for 'nearsightedness' is...
the fluid contained within the membraneous labyrinth
hair cells of the organ of corti rest on the ______ membrane
grains of calcium carbonate located on the maculae are called -----
the _____, 3 smallest bones in the bady are located in the middle ear
when sound waves enter the outer ear they push against the ______ to make it vibrate
tympanic membrane (eardrum)
when the basilar membrane moves, it pulls on the auditory receptors, the ______, which are anchored to the ____ membrane
semicircular canals contain the fluid...
each semicircular canal has an enlarged area called the ____ contains receptor cells called ____
the semicircular canals detect ____ equilibrium
when the head is stationary in any position, is the endolymph moving?
hearing receptors are located in the ......
organ of corti
hair cells of vestibule are stimulated by the bending of the hear ____ and ___
forward & backward
organs of dynamic equilibrium are the ____ & _____