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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. mechanorecptor
  2. osmoreceptor
  3. lamellar corpuscle
  4. adaptation
  5. receptor potential
  1. a potential that develops when an adequate stimulus acts on a receptor
  2. b (Pacini corpuscle) large, respond to deep pressure, high frequency vibrations and stretch
  3. c activated when "deformed"; hearing and equilibrium
  4. d when the receptor potential decreases and the intensity of the sensation decreases
  5. e located in the hypothalamus; activated by change in concentration of electrolytes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. type 1A and type 2B; send messages concerning change in muscle length
  2. aching and persistent pain
  3. (crousy end bulb) involved with touch and low frequency vibrations
  4. found only in the eye; respond to light stimuli if intensity is great enough to generate receptor potential
  5. skin, mucosa, connective tissue, muscles, tendons, joints, viscera

5 True/False questions

  1. special senselocated on basal membrane; between the dermis and epidermis, free nerve endings, feel light touch, itchy


  2. bulbous corpuscle(crousy end bulb) involved with touch and low frequency vibrations


  3. sensory receptornear or on the body surface


  4. nociceptoractivated by intense stimuli that may damage tissue; sensation of pain


  5. fast (A) painaching and persistent pain


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