Human Anatomy & Physiology: A&P Chapter 13 The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity Flashcards


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Which of the receptor types above might function as a nociceptor?

A

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Which of the receptor types pictured function as exteroceptors?

A, C, D, E

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Which of the receptor types pictured function exclusively as proprioceptors?

B

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Which of the receptor types contribute to the sense of touch by responding to deep pressure stimuli?

D

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__________ are receptors that can respond to changes in pressure.

Mechanoreceptors

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Which of the following is NOT used to classify sensory receptors?

the number of dendritic endings present

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Which type of sensory receptor allows us to feel an insect landing on our skin?

mechanoreceptor

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Feeling a gentle caress on your arm would likely involve all of the following except ________.

Pacinian corpuscles

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Pacinian corpuscles can be exteroceptors, interoceptors, or proprioceptor,

True

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The first level of neural integration in the somatosensory system is the __________ level.

receptor

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Which of the following lists the hierarchy of motor control from lowest to highest level of control?

segmental level, projection level, precommand level

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Which structure is involved in the segmental level of motor control?

spinal cord

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Choose the FALSE statement about nerves.

The majority of a nerve's bulk is due to axons.

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The glossopharyngeal nerve is the only cranial nerve that contains sensory fibers.

False