Comp 5 ch 34 Flashcards


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1

*The ______________ in the eye converts light into nerve impulses, which are then transmitted along the optic nerve to the brain.

retina

2

Which of the following defines hearing loss?

a loss of the ability to hear sounds at normal levels

3

*The muscle in the eyelid called the ______________ ______________ is responsible for blinking and squinting.

*orbicularis muscle

4

*The process called ______________ enables the eye to focus on images of objects that are near or faraway.

*accommodation

5

Which of the following allows the eye to focus on images?

lens

6

*The white of the eye, called the ______________ is the tough, outermost layer of the eye and covers all except the front of the eye.

*Sclera

7

The __________ controls the amount of light entering the eye.

iris

8

*The three tiny bones called ear ossicles are the malleus, incus, and ______________

*tympanic membrane

9

*An abnormal ringing in the ears is called ______________

*Tinnitus

10

*The area of the brain that is responsible for interpreting taste sensations is called the ______________ ______________ .

* gustatory cortex