Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

A&P1-7 Nervous Sense

Ch 7: Nervous Systems - Senses

TermDefinition
Accommodation Ability of the eye to change the shape of the lens to keep an image in focus with a change in distance
Dynamic equilibrium Equilibrium perceived when the head is rotating
Gustation The sense of taste
Humor Fluid found in the eye (aqueous humor & vitreous humor)
Hyperopia Farsightedness caused by the cornea and lens focusing an image behind the retina
Lacrimal Pertaining to tears
Lingual Pertaining to the tongue
Myopia Nearsightedness caused by the cornea and lens focusing an image ahead of the retina
Nociceptor Pain receptor that detects tissue injury or potential tissue injury
Olfactory Pertaining to the sense of smell
Otoliths Calcium carbonate and protein granules located in the saccule and utricle of the inner ear
Perilymph Fluid found in the cochlea of the inner ear
Presbyopia A decreased ability of the eye to accommodate (lens of the eye loses its ability to focus, making it difficult to see objects up close)
Receptive field An area in which a single neuron is responsible for detecting a stimulus
Refraction The bending of light as it passes through materials of different densities
Sensorineural Type of hearing loss caused by a problem with the organ of Corti or the auditory nerve
Static equilibrium Equilibrium perceived when the head is stationary or moving in a straight line
Umami A meaty taste derived from some amino acids binding to taste buds
Vestibular apparatus Anatomy used to perceive equilibrium; includes the saccule, utricle, and semicircular canals of the inner ear
Visual acuity Ability to discern visual detail. The best visual acuity is the sharpest vision
Created by: teribere
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards