Pain And Temperature Sensation

11 Questions  I  By Tseemore on April 24, 2011
Sensory Systems pg. 78-84

  

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1.  Nociceptors (pain receptors) include what type of nerves?
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2.  The fact that different thermoreceptors have overlapping receptive fields allows us to respond to a range of temps
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3.  Thresholds are ____ for touch and temperature and ____ for pain.
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B.
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4.  When there is damage to cells, the cells will release lots of ___ which will then stimulat the nociceptors.
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B.
C.
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5.  Describe why things are more painful during sleep.
6.  Pain, temperature and touch information synapses in the ______ horn of the spinal cord in either the _________ or __________
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B.
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7.  Central connections (body) for pain and temp is sent through the _________ tract to the ____ of the thalamus.
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B.
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8.  Central connections (for the head) synapse first in the spinal cord
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B.
9.  The trigeminothalamic tract synapses inthe ___ of the thalamus
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B.
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10.  The trigeminothalamic tract sends info to the:
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11.  The homonculus motor cortex is on the ___________ and the homonculus sensory cortex is on the _____________
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B.
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