Comparative Test 3(Set 6)

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Comparative Test 3(Set 6)
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2011-11-04 17:02:18
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Comparative anatomy lecture test three.
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  1. What are electric organs modified from?
    Muscle tissue
  2. _______ are modified muscle cells or their motor endplates, multinucleated, flat on the innervated side and highly folded on the opposite side.
    Electroplaxes
  3. _______ is made up of a series of electroplaxes.
    Electric organs
  4. In ______________ myofibrils are lost.
    Electroplaxes
  5. Functions of electric organs include:
    • Navigation
    • Species recognition
    • Stun predators for protection
    • Stun prey
  6. _______ are transducers of mechanical, electrical, thermal, chemical, and radiant energy.
    Receptors
  7. ________ receptors are widely distributed in the body.
    General
  8. Where can special receptors be found?
    Usually restricted to head region.
  9. What type of receptor is usually paired?
    Special Receptors
  10. Somatic receptors include _________ and _________.
    • External receptors
    • Proprioceptors
  11. _______ receptors provide information about the external enviornment.
    External
  12. What is the role of proprioceptors?
    To provide information about skeletal muscle activity.
  13. ____________ monitor internal enviornment.
    Visceral receptors.

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