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A & P: Chapter 13: Sensory System
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What is the name of the specialized area of a sensory neuron that detects a specific stimulus?
A nociceptor detects
Olfactory refers to the sense of
The gustatory sensation is most related to the
The colored part of the eye that contains the intrinsic eye muscles: the circular muscle and the radial muscles is known as (the)
Which structure is attached to the lens, causing its shape to be changed?
Which of the following is least related to the retina?
Which cerebral lobe is concerned primarily with vision?
Which of the following structures secretes tears?
Which of the following structures is located outside the eye?
are concerned with night vision.
Which layer of the eyeball supplies blood to the retina?
The superior rectus muscle
moves the eyeball.
Which of the following is located in the posterior cavity of the eyeball?
Which of the following is least related to the optic nerve?
Innervates the extrinsic eye muscles
An increase of intraocular pressure is most likely to cause
damage to the retina, leading to blindness.
is the outer layer of the eyeball.
A cataract is a
What is the location of the semicircular canals and the cochlea?
The malleus, incus, and stapes are called (the)
Which hairlike receptors are located in the cochlea?
Organ of Corti
What is the name of the tube that connects the pharynx and middle ear?
Which structure separates the outer ear from the middle ear?
Which ossicle sits in the oval window?
Bone conduction occurs in the
Cerumen collects in the
Which of the following is least related to the vestibulocochlear nerve?
Classified as a motor nerve
The semicircular canals are concerned with
Which cerebral lobe is concerned primarily with hearing?
What is the condition caused by impaired drainage of aqueous humor through the canal of Schlemm that increases intraocular pressure?
Rods and cones are called
What is the condition caused by unequal tension exerted by the extrinsic eye muscles?
What does a "choked disc" indicate?
Increased intracranial pressure
What is the effect of contraction and relaxation of the ciliary muscle?
Change in the shape of the lens
The gel like substance that gently pushes the retina against the choroid and maintains the shape of the eyeball is
What is the function of the vestibule and the semicircular canals?
Which of the following is most related to refraction?
Which of the following s one of the special senses?
Which of the following is concerned with the sense of smell?
There is a heavy concentration of cones in which area of the retina?
What is the name of the venous sinuses that drains the aqueous humor?
Canal of Schlemm
Which structure is affected by the contraction and relaxation of the ciliary muscles?
Which of the following is considered the blind spot?
In which condition is the eyelid is not completely raised, thereby making the person appear sleepy?
Ptosis of the lid
Myopia, farsightedness, and astigmatism are
errors of refraction.
Lysozyme, an enzyme with antimicrobial activity, is found in
The Eustachian tube connects the pharynx (throat) with which structure?
Which of the following is most related to the sense of hearing?
What is another name for the tympanic membrane?
Which ossicle picks up vibrations from the tympanic membrane?
Which of the following is most related to the stapes?
Middle ear ossicle
Th optic nerve
receives sensory information from the retina.
The occipital lobe
receives sensory information from cranial nerve II.
contains the blood vessels that nourish the retina.
Tactile receptors are
activated by touch and pressure.
The medial canthus and lateral canthus are
corners of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet.
Contraction of the orbicularis oculi
closes the eye.
is a mucous membrane.
Which of the following best describes pupillary dilation?
Which of the following equipment is used to elicit the photopupillary reflex?
Contraction of the radial muscles of the iris causes
are caused by the contraction of the circular muscles of the iris.
Which group is incorrect?
Errors of refraction: myopia, farsightedness, astigmatism, glaucoma
What group is incorrect?
Special senses: hearing,sight, smell, taste, balance, pain, pressure