Exam 2 Chapter Reviews

Exam 2 Chapter Reviews - (ex. Cutaneous touch; Pressure...

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CHAPTER 10 – SENSORY PHYSIOLOGY  Sensory receptors:  take energy in from form and transduce it  into an action potential Different modalities:      each sensory perception has it’s own neural  pathway.  But different sensations can have the same perception  (punch in the eye looks like flash of light example) Chemoreceptors:       sense chemical changes in environment  Photoreceptors:       light receptors (sense light) Thermoreceptors:       respond to temperature change Mechanoreceptors:       respond to mechanical deformation of the  sensory receptor (deformation of the cell membrane of sensory  dendrites OR deforms hair cells that activate sensory nerve endings)
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Unformatted text preview: (ex. Cutaneous touch; Pressure receptors; vesibular aparatus; Cochlear) Nociceptors: pain receptors o many are chemical receptors; respond to chemicals from damaged tissue) Proprioceptors: muscle stretch receptors o Mechanoreceptors (that detect muscle stretch) o Provides sense of body position & allows fine control of skeletal movements (ex. Muscle spindles; Golgi Tendon organs and Joint Receptors) CHAPTER 12 MUSCLES CHAPTER 13 BLOOD, HEART & CIRCULATION CHAPTER 14 CARDIAC OUTPUT, BLOOD FLOW & PRESSURE...
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2011 for the course BIO 207 taught by Professor Fishwild during the Spring '11 term at Oakland University.

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