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68WM6 A&P5 Nerves

68WM6 A&P5 Cranial Nerves and Special Senses

The complete or partial loss of sense of smell. Anosmia
The absence of an eye. Anopia
The thin, watery fluid that fills the space between the cornea and the iris. Aqueus Humor
Inflammation of the eyelid margins. Blepharities
The middle, vascular layer of the eye. Choroid
The coiled tube in the inner ear. Houses the organ of hearing. Cochlea
The inflammation of the conjunctiva. Conjunctivitis
The transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber. Cornea
Double vision. Diplopia
The blindness in one half of the visual field. Hemianopia
Colored muscular part of the eye. Iris
The complex system of connecting chambers and tubes of the inner ear. Labyrinth
A tear gland is also called this. Lacrimal Gland
The tough outer protective layer of the eye. Sclera
Another name for the eardrum. Tympanic Membrane
The clear jelly like substance within the eye. Vitreous Humor
Helps move the eye downward and away from the midline. Trochlear
A mixed nerve, carries sensation from the face and eye; also impulses the muscles of chewing. Trigeminal
Helps raise eyelid; contricts the pupil and focuses the lense. Oculomotor
Stimulates muscles of facial expression, and carris taste sensation from the tongue. Facial
Form of temporary paralysis resulting from damage of trauma to one of the two facial nerves. Bell's Palsy
Controls the gag reflex and controls swallowing action. Glossopharyngeal
Responsible for swallowing and speech. Vagus
The largest cranial nerve. Trigemenal
The longest cranial nerve. Olfactory
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The area for interpretation of smell. Olfactory Cortex
The location of the olfactory cortex. Frontal and Temporal Lobes
The organs of taste. Taste buds
Taste primarily tasted at the tip of your tongue. Sweet
Taste primarily tasted at the margins of the tongue. Sour
Taste primarily tasted at the back of the tongue. Bitter
Taste that is tasted throughout the tongue. Salty
A semitransparent membrane that is covered by skin on one side and mucous membrane of the other. Eardrum
A healthy tympanic membrane looks similar to this. Pearl
An air filled space within the temporal bone.
This connects middle ears to the pharynx allowing air to pass. Eustachian tube
These help increase or amplify the force of vibrations as they are passed from eardrum to the oval window. Auditory Ossicles
Three canals in your ear that provide a sense of equilibrium. Semicircular Canals
Two structures that contribute to equilibrium. Utricle and Saccule
This is responsible for Static Equilibrium. Vestibule
This is responsible for Dynamic Equilibrium. Semicircular Canals
Pigment producing cells that absorb excess light and keep the inside of the eye dark. Melanocytes
This provides nutrition to the surrounding tissues in the eye. Choroid coat
This extends from the choroid coat and forms an internal ring around the front of the eye which adjusts for near and far vision. Ciliary body
Smooth muscle fiber of your iris that make pupils smaller. Circular Fibers
Smooth muscle fiber of your iris that make pupils larger. Radial Fibers
This is when the lens of your eye or its capsule becomes cloudy and opaque. Cataract
The phenomenon when the lens change shape to allow for near or far vision. Accommodation
This nearly transparent sheet of tissue contains the visual receptor cells. Retina
This cavity is filled with vitreous humor. Posterior
The bundles of axons that form an xshaped structure in the optic chiasma. Optic nerves
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