Unformatted text preview: 7. Describe how the stereocilia of hair cells in the cochlea function in the detection of sound. 8. Explain how the auditory system distinguishes sounds of different pitch and communicates that information to the brain. 9. Describe the basic pathway that links light capture by a retinal molecule with the perception of light. 10. Compare and contrast the structure, function, and distribution of rods and cones. Topic / Working Vocabulary List gustation olfaction umami dopamine tetrodotoxin capsaicin receptor hair cell basilar membrane tectorial membrane cochlea oval window opsin cis-retinal trans-retinal rod cone rhodopsin...
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- Winter '08
- molecular biology, Sensory Systems, hair cell, basic sensory modalities