~BN17 somatosensation

~BN17 somatosensation - Somatosensation Lesson 17...

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Somatosensation Lesson 17
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Somatosensation Sensory info from body Cutaneous senses exteroceptors touch / pain Kinesthesia interoceptors body position & movement ~
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The Cutaneous Senses Physical events next to organism info about stimuli in direct contact surfaces, objects, energy body position Feedback critical for skilled movements walking after foot falls asleep talking after a shot of novocaine no feedback from touch ~
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The Cutaneous Senses Primarily mechanical stimulation Several types of receptors Several submodalities Touch & pressure Kinesthesis Haptic System Temperature Pain ~
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Somatosensory Receptors Several types mechanoreceptors nociceptors thermoreceptors chemoreceptors proprioceptors Transduction of environmental energy ~
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Mechanoreceptors Unmyelinated axon branches Free nerve ending pain sensation Basket cells Hairy regions ~
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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~BN17 somatosensation - Somatosensation Lesson 17...

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