The Special Senses

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1.  What is the main function of the rods in the eye?
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2.  2) What structure regulates the amount of light passing to the visual receptors of the eye?
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3.  Receptors for hearing are located in the ________.
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4.  Which of the follow types of neurons are replaced throughout adult life?
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5.  The oil component found in tears is produced by the ________.
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6.  The receptor for static equilibrium is the ________.
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7.  Farsightedness is more properly called ________.
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8.  Seventy percent of all sensory receptors are located in the ________.
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9.  Which of the following structures is not part of the external ear?
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10.  Nerve fibers from the medial aspect of each eye ________.
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11.  Ordinarily, it is not possible to transplant tissues from one person to another, yet corneas can be transplanted without tissue rejection. This is because the cornea ________.
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12.  The oval window is connected directly to which passageway?
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13.  There are three layers of neurons in the retina. The axons of which of these neuron layers form the optic nerves?
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14.  The first "way station" in the visual pathway from the eye, after there has been partial crossover of the fibers in the optic chiasma, is the ________.
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15.  As sound levels increase in the spiral organ (of Corti), ________.
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16.  Which of the following is true about gustatory receptors?
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17.  Taste buds are not found ________.
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18.  Select the correct statement about olfaction.
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19.  What prevents the eyelids from sticking together when the eyes close?
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20.  hich of the following taste sensations is incorrectly matched to the chemicals that produce it?
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21.  U.S. employees must wear hearing protection at ________ dB or above.
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22.  What is a modiolus?
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23.  Which statement about malnutrition-induced night blindness is most accurate?
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24.  Dark adaptation ________.
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25.  Conscious perception of vision probably reflects activity in the ________.
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26.  In the visual pathways to the brain, the optic radiations project to the ________.
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27.  Visual inputs to the ________ serve to synchronize biorhythms with natural light and dark.
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28.  Information from balance receptors goes directly to the ________.
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29.  Motion sickness seems to ________.
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30.  In the uterus ________.
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31.  Most newborns ________.
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32.  The blind spot of the eye is where ________.
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33.  The first vestiges of eyes in the embryo are called ________.
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34.  Which pairing of terms is incorrectly related?
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35.  Olfactory cells and taste buds are normally stimulated by ________.
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36.  Which of the following could not be seen as one looks into the eye with an ophthalmoscope?
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37.  The cells of the retina in which action potentials are generated are the ________.
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38.   During dark adaptation ________.
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39.  Tinnitis, vertigo, and gradual hearing loss typify the disorder called ________.
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40.  Which of the following is not a characteristic of olfactory receptor cells?
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41.  An essential part of the maculae involved in static equilibrium is (are) the ________.
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42.  Which of the following is true about light and vision?
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43.  The tarsal plate of the eyelid ________.
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44.  Which of the following is true about photoreceptors?
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45.  Select the correct statement about equilibrium.
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D.
46.  The eye muscle that elevates and turns the eye laterally is the ________.
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47.  The receptor membranes of gustatory cells are ________.
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48.  Light passes through the following structures in which order?
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49.  Damage to the medial recti muscles would probably affect ________.
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50.  Which statement about sound localization is not true?
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51.  Which of the following is not a possible cause of conduction deafness?
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52.  Visual processing in the thalamus does not contribute significantly to ________.
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53.  Visual processing in the thalamus does not contribute significantly to ________.
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54.  Ceruminous glands are ________.
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