Senses

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Mechanoreceptor

The sense of hearing can be classified as a

Photoreceptor

The sense of sight can be classified as a

Proprioceptors

The Golgi tendon receptors can be classified as

The skin

General sense organs can be found in the highest concentration in

Conjunctiva

is a mucous membrane covering part of the eye

Cornea

is the clear part of the sclera in the front of the eye

Pupil

is a hole that lets light into the eye

Retina

the innermost layer of the eye is

Rods

are used to see in dim light

Cones

are part of the retinal layer and respond to the colors red, green, and blue

Auricle(pinna)

The external ear is called the

Eardrum

also called the tympanic membrane and is at the end of the auditory tube.

Malleus, incus, stapes

The sequence of the ossicles from the eardrum to the inner ear is

Middle ear

the stapes rest against the oval window in the

Oval window

The structure that separates the middle ear from the inner ear is

Mechanoreceptor

the sense of balance is classified as a

Semicircular canals and vestibule

The sense of balance occurs in the

Chemoreceptor

The sense of taste is classified as a

Gustatory cells

the cells responsible for the sense of taste are the

sweet, salty, bitter, sour

the four taste sensations are

Chemoreceptor

the sense of smell is classified as a

Olfactory receptors

also assist in the sense of taste

Thalamus

the sense of smell is able to stimulate vivid memories because the olfactory tract passes through the

Touch

which of the following sensations is generated by a general sense organ

Taste

Which of the following sensations is generated by a special sense

both respond to four primary stimuli

which of the following is not true about the senses of taste and smell

Equilibrium

which sensation is not sensed by a general sense organ

smell, equilibrium, taste

which sensation is not sensed by a special sense organ

they're grouped in a localized location

Which of the following is not true of a general sense organ

Cornea

sometimes called the window of the eye

Iris

colored part of the eye

Pupil

hole in the eye that lets light in

Choroid

layer of the eye that keeps light from scattering in the eye

Cones

structures in the retina that are able to respond to color

Sclera

white of the eye

Conjunctiva

mucous membrane covering part of the sclera

Lens

structure that is changed in shape by ciliary muscles to facilitate focus of light

Retina

innermost layer of the eye

Rods

structures in the retina that respond to dim light

Free nerve ending

general sense organ that responds to pain and temperature

General sense organ

microscopic sense organ distributed all over the body

Gustatory cells

chemoreceptor responsible for the sense of taste

Photoreceptor

receptor that responds to light

Proprioceptor

receptor that provides info on position or movement of body parts

Papillae

taste buds are located here

Pacinian corpuscle

example of a mechanoreceptor

Olfactory receptors

chemoreceptor for the sense of smell

Golgi tendon receptor

example of a proprioceptor

Special sense organ

Sense organ that has receptors grouped in a localized area or in complex organs

Mechanoreceptor

general sense organ that is activated by stimuli that deform or change the shape of the receptor

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