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    types of skin receptors: which are "encapsulated?"

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    Mechanoreceptors (encapsulated--> muscle spindles,Meissener's corpuscles, Pacinian corpuscles) Photoreceptors Thermoreceptors Chemoreceptors Nociceptors Exteroceptors Interoceptors Proprioceptorsdefinition

    • General sensations, Eye and Vision, Ear and Hearing, Gustation and Olfaction
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    general process of making blood cells

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    hematopoiesis or hemopoiesisdefinition

    • blood lecture 2 exam
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    compare and contrast the mehcanism of valve closing for semilunar vs. atrioventricular valves

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    • HEART AND VESSELS
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    step by step procedure for taking blood pressure reading using sphygmomanometer?

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    -wrap cuff around arm just above elbow and make sure arrow on cuff is over the brachial artery - place the diapragm of stethoscope over pulse point -inflate cuff to 160 mm Hg pressure and slowly release the pressure valve -listen for 1st soft thudding sound (SYSTOLIC PRESSURE) -continue to release cuff pressure -note the pressure at which sound becomes muddled or disappears (DIASTOLIC PRESSURE) ex. 120/80 -make two blood pressure determinations and record results!definition

    • vessels lecture 2 exam
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    compare and contrast blood vessels and lymphatic vessels (structure, location, function)

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    • lymphatic system
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