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AP Lab 33 (special senses)

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Whenever tissues are damaged ______ are likely to be stimulated.
Nociceptors
Receptors that are sensitive to temperature changes are called _______.
Thermoreceptors
A sensation may seem to fade away when receptors are continuously stimulated as a result of _____________ adaptation.
Sensory
Tactile corpuscles are responsible for the sense of light ________.
Touch
Lamellated corpuscles are responsible for the sense of deep _______.
Pressure
________ receptors are most sensitive between 25C and 45C.
Warm
_______ receptors are most sensitive to temperatures between 10C and 20C.
Cold
Widely distributed sensory receptors throughout the body are associated with ______ senses in contrast to special senses.
General
The distal ends of the olfactory neurons are covered with hairlike _______.
Cilia