Anatomy Sensory System

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Anatomy Sensory System
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  1. coordinated changes in the lens of the eye that enable one to focus on near and far objects
    accommodation
  2. pigmented middle layer of the ear
    choroid
  3. coiled portion of the inner ear that contains the organ of hearing
    cochlea
  4. membrane that lines they eyelid and covers the anterior part of the sclera (white if the eye)
    conjunctiva
  5. The centering of both eyes on the same visual field
    convergence
  6. clear portion of the sclera that covers the anterior of the eye
    cornea
  7. sense of taste
    gustation
  8. lacrimal (tear) gland and is associated ducts
    lacrimal appartus
  9. biconves structure of the eye that changes in thickness to accommodate for near and far vision
    lens
  10. sense of smell
    olfacation
  11. receptor for hearing located in the cochlea of the internal ear
    organ of corti
  12. one of the three small bones of the middle ear: malleus, incus, or stapes
    ossicle
  13. sensory receptor that aids in judging the body position and changes in position; located in the muscles, tendons and joints
    proprioceptor
  14. bending of the light rays as they pass from one medium to another of a different density
    refraction
  15. innermost layer of the eye; contains light-sensitive cells (rods and cones)
    retina
  16. outermost layer of the eye; made of tough connective tissue; "white" of the eye
    sclera
  17. bony canal in the internal ear that contains receptors for the sense of dynamic equilibrum; there are three in each ear
    semicircular canal
  18. gradual loss of sensation when sensory receptors are exposed to continious stimulation
    sensory adaptation
  19. part of the nervous system that detects a stimulus
    sensory receptor
  20. membrane between the external and middle ear that transmits sound waves to the bones of the middle ear; eardrum
    tympanic membrane
  21. part of the internal ear that contains receptors for the sense of static equilibrum; any space at the entrance to a canal or organ
    vestibule
  22. soft, jellylike substance that fills the eyeball and holds the shape of the eye; vitreous humor
    vutreous body

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