Sense_organs - SENSE ORGANS SENSE ORGANS Complex Contain...

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SENSE ORGANS
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SENSE ORGANS Complex Contain receptors for special senses Convey information to the CNS via special nerves
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Nose - olfaction - sense of smell Tongue - gustation - sense of taste Eyes -vision Skin - general senses SENSE ORGANS
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NOSE Responds to chemical stimulation by producing a generator potential Epithelium of nasal cavity contains millions of bipolar, olfactory receptors Olfactory hairs - concerned with transduction Supporting cells - columnar epithelial cells - provide support, nourishment, insulation for receptors Basal stem cells - produce new receptors Olfactory glands - produce mucus
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Olfactory Mucosa and Bulb
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TONGUE Responds to chemical stimulation Gustatory receptors - located in taste buds of papillae Detects 4 major classes of stimuli - bitter, sour, salty, & sweet
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Filiform and foliate papillae have no taste buds & are important for detecting texture Tip of tongue is sensitive to
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