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(a&p1) lab test #6 - 2/2

[T/F] vitamin d needed by photoreceptor cells is stored by the cells of retina pigmented layer
[T/F] the optic disc is the location where the optic nerve leaves the eyeball
[T/F] static equilibrium involves linear acceleration as well as changes in head rotation
[T/F] sour taste receptors are stimulated by hydrogen ions of acidic food substances
[T/F] photoreceptor cells are sensitive to damage from light
possible side effect of medications such as aspirin
conduction deafness
condition of deafness that may result from otosclerosis
conduction deafness
can result from the fusion of the auditory ossicles
conduction deafness
one of the most common results of otitis media
conduction deafness
can result from impacted cerumen
sensorineural deafness
loss of hearing resulting from prolonged exposure to high-intensity sounds
hair cells receptive to changes in static equilibrium are found in this structure
olfactory epithelium
the receptors of olfaction are found in this structure
crista ampullaris
hair cells receptive to changes in dynamic equilibrium are found in this structure
taste buds
gustatory cells are found in this structure
tympanic membrane
separates external acoustic meatus from the middle ear
tympanic membrane
membrane that transmits sound vibrations to the auditory ossicles
contains utricle and saccule
detects linear acceleration
central part of the bony labyrinth
cochlear duct
houses the spiral organ (of Corti.)
spiral organ of corti
receptor organ for hearing
foramen centralis
area of greatest visual acuity
condition often leading to blindness due to increased intraocular pressure
structure most responsible for focusing light rays that enter the eye
otitis media
inflammation of the lining of the middle ear
night blindness
condition that can result from a deficiency of vitamin A
sensory layer of the eye
aqueous humor
helps maintain the intraocular pressure; located in the anterior part of the eye
ear stones; sense gravity
pharyngotympanic tube
connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx