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ch 14 Special sensory systems

The eyeball is also known as the globe
the globe keeps it's shape as a result of PRESSURE
What is the clear jelly like fluid at the back of the eye called vitreous humor
What is the clear fluid in front of the lens called aqueous humor
The conjunctiva is kept moist by the fluid produced by what glands lacrimal glands
The white of the eye is called sclera
The circular muscle and surrounding tissue located behind the cornea is called the iris
the opening in the center of the iris that allows light to move to the back of the eye is called the pupil
unequal pupil size may indicate serious injury or illness to where to the brain or eye
what is the name for taste gustation
the large outside portion of the ear, the _____ traps sound waves auricle
waves of sound pass through the ____ _____ ___ (ear canal) hitting the ___ ___ (ear drum) Those vibrations are then transmitted to the _____ external auditory canal, tympanic membrane, ossicles
Vibrations pass to the cochlear duct, through the oval window
Movement of the oval window causes fluid within the ______ to vibrate cochlea
What system senses movements of the head kinetic labyrinth system
Movements of the head cause movement of a fluid inside each ear canal. This fluid is called endolymph
What system senses the position of the head realative to gravity or linear acceleration/deceleration static labyrinth system
What receptor cells are the first to detect scent olfactory receptor cells
The skins touch receptors sense what pressure, pain, and temperature
In embryonic life where does the heart and arms originate in the neck
Created by: klindley