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A&P Chapter 10


nerve receptor found in epithelial tissue for touch and pressure free nerve endings
connective tissue containing 2 or more sensory nerve fibers meissners corpuscles
connective tissue containing nerve fiber found deep in subcutaneous tissue containing ligaments pacinian corpuscles
found throughout skin and internal tissues not in brain free nerve endings
referred pain the feeling of pain in a different area of the body from the stimulus visceral pain
suppress extreme pain impulses in the spinal cord enkephalins
suppress extreme pain impulses in the hypothalamus endorphins
bonds to the same recepetors morphine
upper nasal cavity superior nasal conchae parts of nasal septum olfactory organs
where are the taste buds located papillae
what is the outer external ear auricle
what does the auricle do funnels sound
s shaped tube through temporal bone external auditory meatus
cone shaped that vibrates as sound waves hit it tympanic membrane
what is air filled space found in temporal bone
what are the aditory ossicles malleus, incus, stapes
connects middle ear and the throat to equalize air pressure on both sides of the tympanic membrane eustachian tube
maze, in ear a senes of tubes labyrinth
what is the osseous labyrinth filled with perilymph
what is inside osseous and filled with endolymoh
spiral labyrinth for hearing cochlea
from oval window to apex to the sprial scala vestibula
from apex of cochlea to round window scala tympani
located on membranes of the cochlear duct organ of corti
what holds the hearing receptors called hair cells
hair cells convert_____ of movement into ____ to send to the brain mechanical energy, electrial signal
different hair cells are for different frequencies
sense the position of the head when not moving static equilibrium
detect motion and maintain balance dynamic equilibrium
2 bony chambers between them semicircular canals and the cochlea vestibule
what does a vestibule contain macula
diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders with drugs, surgery or lenses ophthamology
tests the eyes and prescribes lenses optometrist
fills lens prescripitions from others optician
parasympathetic nervous system causes.. crying
anterior, transparent, avascular cover protects pupil cornea
what covers all of eyeball cornea sclera
thin dark brown membrane lining the sclera choroid coat
replaces choroid in the front of eye ciliary body
colored portion with pupil in center iris
rods to see in dim light and cones to see color and sharp vision retina
gather and carry messages from retina to the occipital lobe optic disk
thin and watery constantly drained into blood and replaces aqueous humor
thick jellylike vitreous humor
clouding of lens cataract
elevated intraocular pressure sue to excess aqueous humor glaucoma
ringing in the ears tinhitus
sensation of spinning or movement while holding still vertigo
middle ear infection otitis media
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