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17_Special Senses

Quiz: "Structure of the Eye: Layers and Functions" Test your knowledge on the intricate layers of the eye and their functions with this quiz! From the fibrous tunic to the vascular tunic, explore the anatomy of the eye and understand how each layer contributes to our vision. Identify key components like the sclera, cornea, and choroid, and uncover the fascinating details of this vital sensory organ.

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Questions and Answers

Which of the following is a structural classification of sensory receptors based on cell type?

All of the above

Which of the following is a functional classification of sensory receptors based on type of stimuli?

All of the above

Which of the following is a special sense localized in the head region?

Vision

Which of the following papillae is NOT found on the tongue?

<p>Foliate papillae</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a structural classification of sensory receptors based on location of stimuli?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a general sense localized in the skin and internal organs?

<p>Touch</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which structure in the ear contains the otolithic membrane and otoliths?

<p>Vestibule</p> Signup and view all the answers

What generates an electrical signal in the hair cells of the vestibule?

<p>Fluid movement</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which nerve transmits the electrical signals from the hair cells of the vestibule and semicircular canals?

<p>Vestibulocochlear nerve</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the otolithic membrane and otoliths?

<p>Detect rotational movement</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which part of the membranous labyrinth contains the crista ampullaris?

<p>Semicircular ducts</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where is equilibrium processed in the brain?

<p>Cerebral nuclei</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which layer of the eye contains the photoreceptors involved in receiving and processing light?

<p>Neural tunic</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the suspensory ligaments in the eye?

<p>To attach the lens to the ciliary body</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which cavity of the eye is filled with vitreous humor?

<p>Posterior cavity</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the fovea centralis in the retina?

<p>To detect light and process visual information</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where does the optic nerve leave the eye?

<p>Optic disc</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of hair cells in the ear?

<p>To detect vibrations or sound waves</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is responsible for transforming mechanical waves into electrical signals in the ear?

<p>The cochlea</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a region within the inner ear?

<p>Middle ear</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the Eustachian tube?

<p>To equilibrate air pressure across the tympanic membrane</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is true about the cochlea?

<p>It contains hair cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where are the organs of Corti located?

<p>On top of the basilar membrane in the cochlear duct</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which nerve is responsible for transmitting electrical signals from the hair cells of the Organ of Corti to the brain?

<p>Vestibulocochlear nerve</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which cranial nerves transmit taste information to the primary gustatory cortex?

<p>Facial (CN VII) and glossopharyngeal (CN IX)</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where are the olfactory receptors located?

<p>Within the olfactory epithelium in the nasal cavity</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of basal cells in the olfactory epithelium?

<p>They differentiate into olfactory receptor cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the lacrimal apparatus?

<p>Produces and drains tears</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the flow of tears from production to drainage?

<p>Lacrimal gland, lacrimal puncta, lacrimal sac, nasolacrimal duct</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which sensory receptors are responsible for detecting light stimuli in the eye?

<p>Photoreceptors</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Chemoreceptors are sensory receptors that respond to chemical stimuli.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Exteroceptors are sensory receptors that respond to stimuli arising inside of the body.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The tongue is the sensory organ for taste.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Filiform papillae are one of the four types of papillae found on the tongue.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Gustation is one of the general senses localized in the skin and internal organs.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Olfaction is a special sense localized in the head region.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Taste buds contain three cell types: gustatory receptor cells, supporting cells, and basal cells?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The olfactory epithelium contains olfactory receptor neurons, supporting cells, and basal cells?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The olfactory glands produce mucus that dissolves odorants?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The olfactory nerve transmits information directly to the primary olfactory cortex without going through the thalamus?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Photoreceptors are the sensory receptors responsible for detecting light stimuli in the eye?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The lacrimal apparatus continuously cleans the anterior surface of the eye and prevents bacterial infection through the action of lysozyme?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The middle ear consists of a space spanned by three small bones called ossicles?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The inner ear is responsible for transforming mechanical waves into electrical signals?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The cochlea is a spiral-shaped tube divided into two compartments?

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The basilar membrane is located between the organs of Corti and the scala tympani?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The hair cells of the Organ of Corti transmit their electrical signals to the vestibulocochlear nerve?

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The vestibule is responsible for detecting rotational acceleration?

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The fibrous tunic of the eye includes the white sclera and the clear cornea.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The vascular tunic of the eye is composed of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The neural tunic or retina of the eye contains the photoreceptors involved in receiving and processing light.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The fovea centralis is the area of the retina that lacks supporting cells and blood vessels, resulting in the greatest visual acuity.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The optic disc, located at the posterior side of the eye, creates a blind spot in our vision.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Light passes through the vitreous humor and lands on the retina in the posterior cavity of the eye.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The otolithic membrane is a gel-like substance that the hair cells of the vestibule and semicircular canals extend into.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The otoliths are calcium carbonate crystals that are located on top of the otolithic membrane.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: When the head moves, the otoliths remain stationary and do not move.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The hair cells within each ampulla are embedded in a region of the membranous labyrinth called the crista ampullaris.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: The cupula is a gelatinous layer that the hair cells of the vestibule and semicircular canals extend into.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: As the head rotates in a plane parallel to the semicircular canal, the fluid deflects the cupula in the same direction as the head movement.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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