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The sense of hearing can be classified as a


The sense of sight can be classified as a


The Golgi tendon receptors can be classified as

The skin

General sense organs can be found in the highest concentration in


is a mucous membrane covering part of the eye


is the clear part of the sclera in the front of the eye


is a hole that lets light into the eye


the innermost layer of the eye is


are used to see in dim light


are part of the retinal layer and respond to the colors red, green, and blue


The external ear is called the


also called the tympanic membrane and is at the end of the auditory tube.

Malleus, incus, stapes

The sequence of the ossicles from the eardrum to the inner ear is

Middle ear

the stapes rest against the oval window in the

Oval window

The structure that separates the middle ear from the inner ear is


the sense of balance is classified as a

Semicircular canals and vestibule

The sense of balance occurs in the


The sense of taste is classified as a

Gustatory cells

the cells responsible for the sense of taste are the

sweet, salty, bitter, sour

the four taste sensations are


the sense of smell is classified as a

Olfactory receptors

also assist in the sense of taste


the sense of smell is able to stimulate vivid memories because the olfactory tract passes through the


which of the following sensations is generated by a general sense organ


Which of the following sensations is generated by a special sense

both respond to four primary stimuli

which of the following is not true about the senses of taste and smell


which sensation is not sensed by a general sense organ

smell, equilibrium, taste

which sensation is not sensed by a special sense organ

they're grouped in a localized location

Which of the following is not true of a general sense organ


sometimes called the window of the eye


colored part of the eye


hole in the eye that lets light in


layer of the eye that keeps light from scattering in the eye


structures in the retina that are able to respond to color


white of the eye


mucous membrane covering part of the sclera


structure that is changed in shape by ciliary muscles to facilitate focus of light


innermost layer of the eye


structures in the retina that respond to dim light

Free nerve ending

general sense organ that responds to pain and temperature

General sense organ

microscopic sense organ distributed all over the body

Gustatory cells

chemoreceptor responsible for the sense of taste


receptor that responds to light


receptor that provides info on position or movement of body parts


taste buds are located here

Pacinian corpuscle

example of a mechanoreceptor

Olfactory receptors

chemoreceptor for the sense of smell

Golgi tendon receptor

example of a proprioceptor

Special sense organ

Sense organ that has receptors grouped in a localized area or in complex organs


general sense organ that is activated by stimuli that deform or change the shape of the receptor

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