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Reflex question 1 - Question#1 Group Starling Reflex Arc...

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Question #1 – Group Starling Reflex Arc components: Receptor : Receptors respond to a particular stimulus. Receptors can be a specialized cell, nerve endings, or a specialized organ Afferent Limb : Often referred to as the sensory neuron, which sends the sensory information to the integrator. Integrator : Receives sensory information, processes the information, and then sends a motor command to an efferent neuron, if appropriate. Often times the integrator are interneurons. (Monosynaptic reflexes do not have interneurons, so the integrator is simply the synapse at the spinal cord.) Efferent Limb : Often referred to as a motor neuron, which relays information to the effector. Effector : A muscle, gland, or organ that responds to the stimulus given by the integrator. Physiologically, reflexes are unlearned, involuntary responses to a stimulus. This means it can occur whether you are consciously or unconsciously aware of it and even if you have never been “conditioned” or exposed to the stimulus before. For instance,
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