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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. sensory receptor
  2. photoreceptor
  3. adaptation
  4. receptor potential
  5. tactile disk
  1. a located on basal membrane; between the dermis and epidermis, free nerve endings, feel light touch, itchy
  2. b potential that develops when an adequate stimulus acts on a receptor
  3. c allow the body to respond to stimulus
  4. d found only in the eye; respond to light stimuli if intensity is great enough to generate receptor potential
  5. e when the receptor potential decreases and the intensity of the sensation decreases

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. on inside of body (visceroceptors)
  2. activated by intense stimuli that may damage tissue; sensation of pain
  3. (ruffini corpuscle) located deep in the dermis, immediate and persistent touch, secondary temp. receptors
  4. activated when "deformed"; hearing and equilibrium
  5. keep muscles from excessive contraction

5 True/False questions

  1. tactile corpuscle(Pacini corpuscle) large, respond to deep pressure, high frequency vibrations and stretch


  2. muscle spindletype 1A and type 2B; send messages concerning change in muscle length


  3. slow (B) paindivision of the free nerve ending, feel sharp, intense, and localized pain


  4. exteroreceptoron inside of body (visceroceptors)


  5. general sense organskin, mucosa, connective tissue, muscles, tendons, joints, viscera


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