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SBGR Senses

SBGR ALH 155 Senses (2012 LS)

thermoreceptor Detect changes in body temperature
chemoreceptor Detects changes in the concentration of dissolved compounds
proprioceptor Monitors the positions of muscles and joints
stapes Auditory ossicle attached to the tympanic membrane
cones Receptors in the eye responsible for color vision.
gustation taste
equilibrium Two opposing forces are in balance
umami pleasant, savory taste
Otitis media Infection of the middle ear canal
cochlea Spiral portion of the inner ear that surrounds the organ of hearing.
otolith Calcium carbonate crystals also known as “ear stones”.
cerumen waxy secretion produced by the ear
olfaction smell
Optic disc region of the retina also called the “blind spot”
iris colored portion of the eye
sclera white area of the eye
choroid middle vascular layer in the wall of the eye
myopia nearsightedness
conjunctivitis damage or irritation to the conjunctival surface
decibel recordable amount of sound energy
Created by: SBGrandRapids