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Anatomy 2130 Chapter 8
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Which of these is part of the sensory layer of the eye?
Which of these is associated with rods?
What term refers to the ability to focus on close objects?
How do organs of equilibrium help us maintain our balance?
The macula sends information on head position and the crista ampullaris sends information on rotation movements to the cerebellum for integration
Which of these can cause sensorineural deafness?
Degeneration of the hair cells in the spiral organ of Corti
What part of the inner ear is contains receptors for dynamic equilibrium?
What is a possible cause of conduction deafness?
Inability of auditory ossicles to vibrate
What part of the eye is affected by cataracts?
The greatest visual acuity is housed in the ________.
At what point do some axons leave the optic nerve and cross to the opposite side of the brain?
The vibration of sound waves cause the tympanic membrane, or eardrum, to move against an ossicle known as ________.
Malleus or hammer
Hair cells that function as hearing receptors are located within the _______
Spiral organ of Corti
Dynamic equilibrium receptors that detect information about angular or rotational movements of the head are housed in the ________.
Tiny stones made of calcium salts that roll in response to changes in gravitational pull are called ________.
What is the function of the otoliths?
Responding to changes in the pull of gravity and in acceleration when the body moves
Which of these provides sensory input that helps keep the head erect?
Maculae of the vestibule
Which of these are oriented in the three planes of space, allowing sensation of movement in any plane?
Which cochlear hair cells are stimulated by low frequency sounds?
Hair cells located near the apex of the basilar membrane
What information does the brain use to interpret the source of a sound?
Sound reaches the two ears at slightly different times
After the age of 40 the elasticity of the lens decreases, making it difficult to clearly see close objects. What is this condition called?
The fusion of ear bones is known as ________.
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