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Anatomy quiz #1- touch and general Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. osmoreceptor
  2. special sense
  3. tactile corpuscle
  4. lamellar corpuscle
  5. nociceptor
  1. a smell, taste, vision, hearing, equilibrium
  2. b activated by intense stimuli that may damage tissue; sensation of pain
  3. c (Pacini corpuscle) large, respond to deep pressure, high frequency vibrations and stretch
  4. d incapsulated nerve ending; immediate touch and low frequency vibrations, located in hairless areas
  5. e located in the hypothalamus; activated by change in concentration of electrolytes

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. if the muscle stretch exceeds a certain limit
  2. aching and persistent pain
  3. keep muscles from excessive contraction
  4. located on basal membrane; between the dermis and epidermis, free nerve endings, feel light touch, itchy
  5. activated when "deformed"; hearing and equilibrium

5 True/False Questions

  1. receptor potentialpotential that develops when an adequate stimulus acts on a receptor


  2. diabetic neuropathynerves in the feet stop working from extremities up


  3. sensory receptornear or on the body surface


  4. exteroreceptoractivates relative changes in temperature


  5. interoceptornear or on the body surface


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