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general and special senses
Short quiz for general and special senses
what are the four types of Papillae located on the tongue?
Which of the four types of Papillae are the largest?
The Foliate and vallate papillae
Where is the Foliate papilla?
Sides of the tongue
Where is the Filiform papilla?
Anterior two-thirds of the tongue
Where is the fungiform papilla?
anterior part of the tongue;most numerous at the tip
Where is the Vallate(Circumvallate) papilla?
Posterior part of the tongue along the sulcus terminalis
What is Olfaction?
The olfactory receptor cells compose the ____________?
The axons of the olfactory nerves travel through the __________________?
What is the tract the sense of smell travels through?
The retina of the eye is also referred to as the ___________?
Axons from neurons within the retina travel to the brain through the ___________?
What does Equilibrium means?
the sense of balance
What are the two Special sensory organs responsible for balance and hearing?
Semicircular ducts, cochlea
What is the function of the ciliary body?
To suspend the lens of the eye
what is the cavity anterior to the lens?
the Anterior Chamber
The anterior chamber is filled with a clear, watery fluid called __________?
The _____________ is the link between the external-ear and the middle-ear cavities.
The ___________ is the link between the middle-ear and the inner-ear cavities.
What are the contours of the outer ear?
What are the three parts of the auditory ossicles?