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bio test 5
Terms in this set (29)
Asosmia, an olfactory disorder, is caused by
head injuries to the nasal cavity inflammation
the accessory structures of the eye do NOT include
the conjunctival mucous membrane covers
both the inner surfaces of the eyelid and is not an accessory structure
adduction of the eyeball toward the nose is the function of the
rotational movement of the head is monitored by?
tunics of the eyeball from deep to superficial
retina, choroid, sclera
increase in the diameter of the pupil?
the near point of vision is shortest in
the tiny skeletal muscles associated with the ossicles of the middle ear function to
protect the hearing receptors from loud sounds
the receptors for loud reception and equilibrium are located in the
inner ear cavity
the pharyngotympanic tube
equalizes air pressure between the middle and outer ears
when focusing on a distant object, the lens
gets more flattened
70% of the sensory receptors in the body are associated with which special sense
strabismus is caused by
congenital weakness of the extrinsic muscles of the eye
our eyes are best adapted for
the vast majority of refractive problems in the eye are related to the
length of the eyeball
__________________ are one of the few types of neurons that can help replace themselves in adult life
the bleaching of the pigment refers to the
process of breaking down rhodospin
which of the following adaptions does NOT take place when one moves a well-lit room dark
the retina becomes less sensitive
which of the following would not be found in the outer ear
which of the following neurotransmitters is involved with hearing in the inner ear
The __________ is NOT a part of the vascular layer of the eye.
The __________ dilate the pupils of the eyes.
dilator pupillae (radial muscles)
Dim light and peripheral vision receptors are called __________.
Which of the following shows the correct order of light transmission from the air to the retina?
air, cornea, aqueous humor, lens, vitreous humor, retina
Adjustment to low-light conditions is primarily facilitated by changes in __________ concentration.
Which of the following is an INCORRECT match?
bitter taste: elicited by metal ions
Information from the balance receptors goes directly to the cerebral cortex.
As we age, __________.
the ability to detect high-pitched sounds diminishes
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