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Special Senses Quiz 1a

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Olfaction
Anatomical term for smell
Temporal
The lobe of the brain that interprets for the sense of smell
Sweet, Salty, Sour, Bitter, Umami
List five different types of taste receptors and their location
Parietal
The lobes of the brain that interprets the sense of taste
Chemoreceptors
Olfactory receptors are what type (category) of receptors
Upper Nasal Cavity, Superior Nasal Conchae/ Nasal Spetum
List two areas in which olfactory receptors are numerous (Be specific)
Facial, Glossopharyngeal/ Vagus
List two cranial nerves that carries impulses associated with the sense of taste
Salivia/ Water
Chemicals must be dissolved in ______to be tasted
Continuously divide
What is unusual about the olfactory basal stem cells?
Support/ Nourishment, insulate/ detoxify
List two functions of the olfactory supporting cells
Cilia
These hair-like structures cover the knobs of the olfactory rector cells and are sensitive to chemicals
General-scattered/ simple/ somatic, Special-head/complex/ distinct anatomically
List two differences between general senses and special senses
10,000
How many different odors can the average individual detect
Mallous, Incus, Stape
List three auditory ossicles
Auricle/ purines, External auditory canal/ Tympamic membrane (Ear Drum)
List two structures of the external ear