Special Senses

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  1. what are the related senses?
    • - Proprioception
    • - Kinesthesia
  2. Proprioception
    - Being aware of the position of one's body.
  3. Kinesthesia
    - Being aware of body movement,
  4. Tongue
    (Structure & Function)
    • - Organ of taste
    • - Covered with mucous membrane
    • - Covered with taste buds...
    • - bitter, sweet, sour, salty
  5. Nose
    (Structure & Function)
    • - Organ of smell
    • - Covered with mucous membrane
    • - Consist of olfactory nerve
  6. Eye
    (Structure & Function)
    • - Organ of sight
    • - Located in bony orbital cavity
    • - Lined with mucous membrane
  7. Sclera
    (eye)
    - Tough fiberous outer portion of eye.
  8. Cornea
    (eye)
    • - Part of sclera
    • - Allows light to raise
    • - Known as window of eye
  9. Choroid
    (eye)
    • - Where blood vessels are located
    • - Nourish eye
  10. Iris
    (eye)
    • - Color part of eye
    • - Like a muscle
    • - Controls pupil
    • - Controls how much light gets into eye
  11. Ciliary
    (eye)
    • - Eye muscle
    • - Adjust eyes from light to dark
  12. Retina
    (eye)
    • - Innermost layer of the eye
    • - Contains receptors for vision called "rods & cons"
  13. Rods & cons
    - Receptors for vision
  14. Rods
    - Night vision
  15. Cones
    - Bright light & day vision
  16. Purpose of fluids of eye
    • - Bend light
    • - Light raise
    • - Give shape to eye
  17. Aqueous Humor
    • - Fluid of eye
    • - Keeps pressure on eye even
  18. Vitreous Humor
    - Keeps eyeball round
  19. Canal of Sclemm
    • - Small veins between sclara and cornea
    • - Drains Aqueous humor
  20. Lacrimal Gland
    (duct)
    • - Release tears
    • - Upper outer corner of eyeball
    • - Produce Lysozyme
    • - Prevents eye infections
  21. Conjunctavia
    • - Pink part of eye
    • - Made up of mucous membrane
    • - Lubricate eye
  22. Accessory's of the eye
    • - Eye lids
    • - Eye lashes
    • - Eye brows
  23. What are the special senses?
    • - taste
    • - smell
    • - sight
    • - hearing
  24. Auricle or Pinna
    • - Opens to external auditory canal
    • - Funnels sound waves into ear
  25. Tympatic membrane
    • - Eat drum
    • - Seperate external ear from the middle ear
  26. Serum
    - Ear wax
  27. Ossicles
    • "Ear Bones"
    • - Mallus (hammer)
    • - Incus (anvil)
    • - Stappies (stirrups) ... (attached to oval window)
  28. Oval window
    • - Takes sound into inner ear
    • - Opening to inner ear
  29. Labyrinth
    • - Beginning of inner ear
    • - Consist of many tubes like a maze
  30. General Senses
    • - Touch
    • - Pressure
    • - Temperature
    • - Pain
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