Atlas of Plant and Animal Histology

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1) The nerve carrying visual information is the nerve II

2) The thalamic nucleus innervate by the optic nerve is the dorsomedial thalamic nucleus.

3) The nervous tunica of the eye is outer to the fibrous tunica.

4) The optic properties of the cornea are because of the organization of the collagen fibers.

5) The crystalline lens is stretched to focus an object. The muscle that stretches this lens is located in the ciliary body.

6) The pupil is a cavity of the crystalline lens.

7) The vitreous body is a lens of the eye.

8) Photoreceptors receive light once the light has crossed the other layers of the retina.

9) The vestibular system senses the sound.

10) The tympanic membrane separates the inner and outer ear.

11) The three bones of the middle ear are the incus, malleus and stapes.

12) The Eustachian tube connects the pharynx with the tympanic cavity.

13) Semicircular canals process sound.

14) Kinocilia are sensory structures that transform mechanical forces into electrical signals.

15) The Corti's organ is the sensory structure of the semicircular canals.

16) Tongue papillae sense taste.

17) The neuroepithelial cells of the taste buds bear gustatory receptors in their plasma membranes.

18) There are up to three nerves that gather the information from taste buds.

19) The olfactory epithelium is located in the nasal cavity.

20) The olfactory information reach the brain through the olfactory nerve, which ends in the olfactory cortex.

21) The vomeronasal organ is a sensory structure that senses the air temperature.

22) The olfactory epithelium is stratified squamous epithelium.

23) Each receptor neuron of the olfactory epithelium only expresses one type of olfactory receptor in their membranes.

24) Mechanical stimuli, pain and temperature can be sensed in the skin.

25) The encapsulated axonal terminals are a mature state of the free axonal terminals.

26) Meissner's corpuscles are a kind of temperature receptors.

27) Pacini's corpuscles are mechanoreceptors.

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