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Chapter 14 - Reflex classification Superficial cord reflex...

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Chapter 14 Human Reflex Physiology
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l Reflexes are rapid and predictable automatic responses to stimuli l Neural reflex involves sensory fibers to CNS and motor fibers to effectors An introduction to reflexes
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l Five components ¡ Receptor – it is the site of the stimulus ¡ Sensory neuron – transmits the stimulus ¡ Integration Center l Monosynaptic reflex l Polysynaptic reflex ¡ Motor neuron - conducts the impulse to the effector ¡ Effector – muscle or gland Reflex arc
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Arc Reflex Components
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l Somatic Reflexes ¡ Patellar reflex (knee-jerk) ¡ Achilles reflex ¡ Withdrawal reflex ¡ Crossed extensor reflex l Extension of the opposing limb
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Unformatted text preview: Reflex classification Superficial cord reflex l Plantar reflex Normal response curling the toe Abnormal response Babisnkis sign Reflex classification The Babinski Reflexes Reflex classification l Corneal reflex - Cranial nerve V l Gag reflex Cranial nerves IX and X l Autonomic Reflexes Pupillary reflex l Ipsilateral constriction of the pupil Consensual reflex l Contralateral constriction of the pupil Ciliospinal reflex l Pupil dilation when pinching the neck Salivary reflex Reflex classification...
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course BIOL 2401 taught by Professor Elainefanin during the Fall '11 term at Collins.

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