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Sensory Organs

Types Of

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What are Receptors/Sensory Organs? Modified Nerve Cells, sensitive to a specific External Stimulus
What are the types of receptors 1. Exteroceptors; 2. Enteroceptors
What are Exteroceptors? Sensory Receptors responsive to External Stimuli
What are Enteroceptors? Sensory Organs responsive to Internal Stimuli
What are the types of Exteroceptors? 1. MECHANOreceptors; 2. THERMOreceptors; 3. CHEMOreceptors; 4. PHOTOreceptors
What are the types of Enteroceptors? 1. Proprioceptors; 2. Visceroceptors
What are Mechanoreceptors responsible for and what type of receptor are they? responsible for Physical Touch, Pressure, Stretch, HEARING - Exteroceptors
What are Chemoreceptors responsible for and what type of receptor are they? reception of chemicals: Tongue, Nasal Epithelium - Exteroceptors
What are Proprioceptors responsible for and what type of receptor are they? awareness of location of appendages - Enteroceptors
What are Visceroceptors responsible for and what type of receptor are they? responsive to Blood Sugar, blood pH - Enteroceptors
Where are Proprioceptors located? Skeletal Muscles, Diarthrotic Joints, Tendons
Where are Visceroceptors located? Blood Vessels and Internal Organs
Created by: kristel387