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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. sensory receptor
  2. lamellar corpuscle
  3. special sense
  4. slow (B) pain
  5. tactile corpuscle
  1. a (Pacini corpuscle) large, respond to deep pressure, high frequency vibrations and stretch
  2. b allow the body to respond to stimulus
  3. c incapsulated nerve ending; immediate touch and low frequency vibrations, located in hairless areas
  4. d smell, taste, vision, hearing, equilibrium
  5. e aching and persistent pain

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. located on basal membrane; between the dermis and epidermis, free nerve endings, feel light touch, itchy
  2. potential that develops when an adequate stimulus acts on a receptor
  3. skin, mucosa, connective tissue, muscles, tendons, joints, viscera
  4. when the receptor potential decreases and the intensity of the sensation decreases
  5. found only in the eye; respond to light stimuli if intensity is great enough to generate receptor potential

5 True/False questions

  1. mechanorecptoractivated when "deformed"; hearing and equilibrium


  2. fast (A) paindivision of the free nerve ending, feel sharp, intense, and localized pain


  3. interoceptornear or on the body surface


  4. osmoreceptoractivates relative changes in temperature


  5. thermoreceptorlocated in the hypothalamus; activated by change in concentration of electrolytes