Feb29-08 - mechanoreceptors The Musculoskeletal System also...

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1 SIMPLE NEURAL CIRCUIT: MYOTACTIC REFLEX Autonomic control of cardiovascular function Surface anatomy of the cerebral hemisphere
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2 Brain Ventricles Ventricular system of the human brain Ventricular system of the human brain Circulation of cerebrospinal fluid
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3 human brain showing the association cortices Single-unit electrophysiological recording from cortical neuron How Does the Cortex form a Sensory Map? Pacinian Corpuscle The skin houses mechanoreceptors The skin houses several classes of
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Unformatted text preview: mechanoreceptors The Musculoskeletal System also has Mechanoreceptors: Proprioceptors Muscle Spindle 4 SIMPLE NEURAL CIRCUIT: MYOTACTIC REFLEX Body Segments: Dermatomes trunk mechanosensory pathways Trigeminal nerve transmits head mechanosensory information to CNS mechanosensory pathways Somatic sensory portions of the thalamus and their cortical targets 5 Somatotopy in human primary somatic sensory cortex Science, 1998 282:1117 Catania & Kaas 1997 Star Nose Mole Catania & Kaas 1997 Catania & Remple 2002 Naked Mole Rat 6 Catania & Remple 2002...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course BIO 2220 taught by Professor Hopkins,c.d. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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